Carrot Cake

Carrot Cake Recipe

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Barbara Alden


I got this off a mayonnaise jar about 25 years ago. It is very good and not as greasy as one made with oil.


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30 Min
1 Hr


  • 2 c
    unsifted flour
  • 2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 2 tsp
    ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp
    ground ginger1/2
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 3 large
  • 1 1/2 c
  • 3/4 c
    real mayonnaise
  • 1- 8oz can(s)
    crushed pineapple with juice
  • 2 c
    coarsely grated carrots
  • 1 c
    coarsely chopped walnuts
  • 3/4 c
    raisens or dried cranberries

How to Make Carrot Cake


  1. Grease and flour 2- 9" round baking pans.
    Preheat oven to 350*
  2. in bowl sift together first 5 ingredients.
    Set aside.
  3. In mixer bowl, beat together next 4 ingredients. Gradually beat in flour mixture.
  4. With a spoon mix in carrots, nuts and dried fruit.
  5. Turn into prepared pans bake for 30-35 mins or until a skewer comes out clean. Let cool 10 mins and turn out on racks to cool completely.
  6. beat together 16 oz whipped topping and 1 8oz block of cream cheese softened. frost cake

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About Carrot Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American
Hashtag: #frosting

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