Carrot Cake

Carrot Cake Recipe

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Kathryn Raner

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@jardsmom

I've been making this for family gatherings for over 30 years. This and my baked beans are my two most requested recipes.
Be sure to not skimp on the amount of carrots, as this is what helps make the cake moist.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

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Serves:
12
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
50 Min

Ingredients

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  • 4
    eggs
  • 1 1/2 c
    oil
  • 2 c
    sugar
  • 2 c
    flour
  • 2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 2 1/2 tsp
    cinnamon
  • 1 tsp
    salt
  • 3 c
    carrots, grated
  • 1 c
    walnuts

How to Make Carrot Cake

Step-by-Step

  1. Preheat oven to 350
  2. In medium bowl, mix the eggs, sugar and oil.
  3. In a large bowl mix flour,baking soda, cinnamon,salt. Add the eggs,sugar and oil mixture, and mix well.
  4. Add the carrots and walnuts and mix well.
  5. Pour into a greased and floured 13x9x2 pan.
  6. Bake for 50 minutes. Check with toothpick. Do not over bake.
  7. When completely cooled, frost with my cream cheese frosting.
  8. For frosting: Mix 3oz room temperature cream cheese and 1/2 cube of room temperature butter, 2 cups powdered sugar and 1 teaspoon vanilla. Beat until smooth.
    If you love to frost a cake heavily.... you may double the frosting ingredients.

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About Carrot Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes
Other Tag: Quick & Easy




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