Hanky's Carrot Cake Recipe

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Hanky's Carrot cake

Molly Stingley

By
@MollyKay

When my son was 10 we decided to make the "Most Amazing Carrot cake" and this is what we came up with. You can add extras like raisins or chopped dates if you would like. The cake can also be made in 8" cake pans with cream cheese icing if you prefer.


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Rating:
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Serves:
8-10
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
1 Hr 30 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

3 c
flour
1/2 tsp
salt
1 tsp
cinnamon
1/4 tsp
cloves
1/4 tsp
alspice
1/2 tsp
fresh grated ginger
2 c
sugar
2 large
eggs
1 c
cooking oil
1 can(s)
(8oz.) crushed pineapple
2 c
raw grated carrots
2 jar(s)
(4 oz.) baby food carrots
1 c
pecans chopped
1/2 c
coconut
1 tsp
vanilla extract

ORANGE GLAZE

1/2 c
orange juice
1 c
sugar

Step-By-Step

1Preheat oven to 325* . Sift dry ingredients together in large bowl. Set aside
2In a separate large bowl mix together the next 9 ingredients until well combined. No need to beat, just combine thoroughly.
3Gradually stir in the flour mixture.
4Pour into well greased and floured bundt pan Bake at 325* for about an 1 1/2 hrs.
5After taking it out of the oven mix glaze in a small saucepan by bringing the orange juice and sugar to a boil for 1-2 minutes.
6Cool cake for 15-20 minutes. Invert and pour the glaze over the top.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Heirloom