Shara's Triple Layer Carrot Cake. Recipe

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Shara's triple layer carrot cake.

sherry monfils

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@smonfils

I call this Shara's cake, because this is my daughters favorite cake for her birthday that I make. It's so moist and yummy!


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Serves:

8-10

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

40 Min

Ingredients

3 large
eggs, beaten
2 c
sugar
1 c
plus 2 tbsp canola oil
1-1/2 c
cake flour
1/2 c
plus 1 tbsp whole wheat flour
1-1/8 tsp
cinnamon
1 tsp
nutmeg
1 Tbsp
baking soda
1-1/2 c
sweetened shredded coconut
2 c
grated carrot
1 c
plus 2 tbsp crushed, drained pineapple.
1 c
chopped walnuts
1 c
raisins
1-1/2 stick
butter, softened
12 oz
reduced-fat cream cheese, softened
3 c
powdered sugar
1-1/2 tsp
vanilla
1 tsp
cinnamon

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Heat oven to 350. Spray 3- 8" round cake pans w/ cooking spray. In bowl, w/ mixer on high, cream eggs, sugar and oil until thick and creamy, about 5 mins. Sift together in another bowl, flours, cinnamon, nutmeg and baking soda.
2
Slowly add 1/3 of the dry mix into egg mix, beat well. Repeat w/ remaining dry mix, beating well after each addition. One at a time, fold in coconut, carrots, walnuts and raisins.
3
Divide batter evenly among pans. Bake 40-45 mins, or until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. In bowl, cream butter and cream cheese until smooth. Add vanilla and cinnamon. Slowly beat in powdered sugar until smooth and spreadable. Frost cooled cakes.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes, Fruit Desserts
Other Tags: For Kids, Healthy