Carrot Cake

Carrot Cake Recipe

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Dorene Nagy

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@Letsbake1

This recipe came from my grandmothers recipe box. She use to make it all the time. I would stop and visit with her on the way home from school. I always walked home and she would watch for me to go by and invite me in for a piece of cake and glass of milk. She is the reason I love to bake. I wish I could still share recipes with her now.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

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Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
55 Min

Ingredients

  • 2 c
    sugar
  • 1 1/2 c
    canola oil
  • 4
    eggs
  • 2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1 tsp
    salt
  • 2 tsp
    cinnamon
  • 3 c
    finely grated carrots
  • 1/2 c
    coconut, shredded
  • 3/4 c
    chopped pecans
  • CREAM CHEESE FROSTING

  • 3 oz
    cream cheese, room temperature
  • 1 3/4 c
    powdered sugar
  • 1 stick
    butter, room temperature
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract

How to Make Carrot Cake

Step-by-Step

  1. Preheat oven to 325. Mix sugar and oil till creamy. Add eggs one at a time. Mix well.
  2. Sift together in a bowl, flour, soda, salt, and cinnamon. Add to first mixture. Beat till smooth. Stir in carrots, coconut and nuts. Pour into greased 9x13 pan. Bake at 325 for 55 minutes or until toothpick come out clean. Let cool completely then ice with cream Cheese Frosting.
  3. Cream Cheese Frosting- combine all ingredients and mix till smooth. Ice cooled cake.

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About Carrot Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes




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