Carrot Cake

Carrot Cake

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Cyndi McGrath

By
@12bsassy

One of my favorites and always a hit.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Serves:
10-12
Prep:
25 Min
Cook:
30 Min

Ingredients

  • 1 cup
    butter (2 sticks) cut into pieces
  • 2 cups
    sugar
  • 4 large
    eggs
  • 2 cups
    carrots, grated
  • 2 cups
    flour
  • 2 tsp
    ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp
    ground ginger
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1 tsp
    salt
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla
  • FROSTING

  • 1 stick
    (8 tbsp.) softened butter
  • 1 pkg
    (8 oz.) cream cheese, softened
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla
  • 2-3/4 cups
    sifted confectioners' sugar

How to Make Carrot Cake

Step-by-Step

  1. Cream butter and sugar thoroughly with mixer. Add eggs and beat till mixture is smooth and silky, looking like mayonnaise and falls in ribbons from spoon. Beat in carrots.
  2. Combine dry ingredients, sift and fold into carrot mixture by hand. Add vanilla. Spoon batter into 2 greased & floured 9" pans- no more than 3/4 full. Bake at 350 degrees for 30-35 minutes. Cool in pan for 5 minutes then remove to cake rack, carefully.
  3. For frosting: Put butter and cream cheese in the bowl of a mixer. Process till mixture is smooth and free of lumps. Add confectioner, salt and vanilla. Mix till smooth. To achieve a stiffer consistency, if desired, add more confectioners' sugar or chill.

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About Carrot Cake

Course/Dish: Desserts Cakes



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