The Ultimate Carrot Cake

Lynnda Cloutier

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@eatygourmet

Nuts, carrots, pineapple, coconut. Yep, the ultimate carrot cake.Source: Unknown


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Ingredients

2 cups sifted flour
2 tsp. baking powder
1 1/2 tsp. baking soda
1 1/2 tsp. salt
2 tsp. cinnamon
2 cups sugar
1 1/2 cups canola oil
4 eggs
2 cups peeled and finely grated carrots
1 can cruxhed pineapple, drained, 8 oz
1/2 cup chopped nuts, optional
1 can flaked coconut, 3.5 oz
coconut for garnish, optional
1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened
1 pkg. cream cheese, softened, 8 oz
1 tsp. vanilla extract
1 lb. powdered sugar

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 350.
2
sift together flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt and cinnamon. Add sugar, oil and eggs; mix well. add carrots, pineapple, nuts and coconut; blend thoroughly. Pour into 3 greased and floured 9 inch cake pans.
3
Bake for 25 to 30 minutes or til toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Don't overcook. Cool in pans for a few minutes, then remove and let cool on wire rack.
4
To make frosting, beat butter, cream cheese and vanilla til creamy. Gradually beat in sugar. If too thick, add a small amount of milk. Frost the cake. Sprinkle with coconut if desired. Makes 8 to 10 servings.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes