Aunt Katherine Famous Carrot Cake

Aunt Katherine Famous Carrot Cake Recipe

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zina eddy

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@zee040463

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.

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

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Prep:
25 Min
Cook:
30 Min

Ingredients

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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
  • 3
    eggs
  • 2 tsp
    cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp
    nutmeg
  • 3 1/2 c
    unbleached flour sifted
  • 1 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1 tsp
    salt
  • 1 Tbsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1/2 c
    raisins
  • 1/2 can(s)
    crused pineaples
  • CREAM CHEESE ICING

  • 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

Step-by-Step

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

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Course/Dish: Cakes




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