CARROT CAKE W/BABY FOOD (SALLYE)

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By
@grandedame

This is a deviation from my usual carrot cake. It uses baby food carrots instead of grated carrots. It taste is just as delicious as a regular carrot cake.

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Comments:
Serves:
8-12 slices depending on size
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
50 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 3 c
    all purpose flour
  • 2 c
    granulated sugar
  • 1 c
    cooking oil (i use corn)
  • 4 large
    eggs
  • 8 oz
    junior baby food carrots
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 2 tsp
    ground cinnamon
  • 1 tsp
    ground allspice
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1 c
    finely chopped pecans
  • BUTTER CREAM FROSTING MIX

  • 4 oz
    softened cream cheese
  • 4 oz
    softened butter
  • 16 oz
    confectioners sugar
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract

How to Make CARROT CAKE W/BABY FOOD (SALLYE)

Step-by-Step

  1. Grease and flour two 9" cake pans and set aside

    Turn oven to 350º to preheat
  2. Sift flour, salt, baking soda and spices into mixing bowl

    Pour pecans into flour mixture and blend to cover pecans

    Set aside
  3. In large mixing bowl, place sugar, oil and eggs

    Beat at medium high speed with electric mixer until light and fluffy

    Add in carrots and continue to beat until thoroughly mixed
  4. Add flour mixture 1/3 at a time as you continue to beat.

    Continue adding flour mixture until all is transferred to oil/sugar/egg/carrot mixture

    Beat until batter is smooth and of custard consistency

    Transfer into cake pans equally
  5. Place pans in preheated oven and bake 30-35 minutes until toothpick inserted in middle comes out clean.

    Turn out on cooling rack

    When cake is completely cool, ice with frosting below
  6. PREPARING BUTTER CREAM FROSTING:

    Place cream cheese and softened butter in mixing bowl and mix with electric mixer

    Sift confectioners sugar into butter/cream cheese mixture until well blended

    Add vanilla and blend in well

    Do not over mix or butter/cheese mixture will separate.

    ENJOY!

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About CARROT CAKE W/BABY FOOD (SALLYE)

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American



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