Aunt Katherine Famous Carrot Cake

Aunt Katherine Famous Carrot Cake Recipe

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My Aunt Katherine makes the best Carrot Cake in the World. I always told her that she should write a cookbook, and now I make this in my sleep.


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3 c
carrots grated (i buy the carrots that are grated and are in the bag)
1 1/4 c
corn oil
2 tsp
1/2 tsp
3 1/2 c
unbleached flour sifted
1 tsp
baking powder
1 tsp
baking soda
1 tsp
1 Tbsp
vanilla extract
1/2 c
1/2 can(s)
crused pineaples


4 oz
cream cheese
3 Tbsp
cold water
1 1/2 tsp
vanilla flavor
1 1/2
16oz boxes confectioners sugar

How to Make Aunt Katherine Famous Carrot Cake


  • 1Preheat oven to 350 Combine carrots, oil, sugar, eggs,cinnamon and nutmeg in a mixing bowl. Beat about 3 minutes.
  • 2Add one 2 cups flour, mix well. Gradually add remaining flour baking powder, soda,and salt.
  • 3Add vanilla flavor, raisins, and pineapple. Beat about 3 minutes or until all ingredients are blended well. If mixture is stiff, add 2 Tbs. of orange juice and beat again.
  • 4Lightly grease and flour (2)9" cake pans. Pour in cake batter.
  • 5Bake in oven for 45-60 minutes. Test for completion by pushing cake down. If cake springs back, when done
  • 6Remove cake from oven and drizzle glaze over cake while it's still hot. Let cake cool before severing.

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About Aunt Katherine Famous Carrot Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes

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