CENTURY INN CARROT CAKE

Century Inn Carrot Cake Recipe

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Mary Louise

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This is the best carrot cake that you will ever have!
This recipe was in the Milwaukee Journal around 1980 in the food section. Century Inn was a popular restaurant and known for a good carrot cake.
Here is the recipe as it appear in the paper. It is still as good as EVER!

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
1 Hr

Ingredients

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2 c
flour
1 tsp
baking powder
2 tsp
baking soda
1 tsp
cinnamon
1 tsp
salt
2 c
sugar
1 1/2 c
salad oil
4
eggs
3 c
carrots, grated
1/2 c
chopped nuts (i like walnuts)
frosting:
8 oz
cream cheese, room temperature
1/4 c
butter, room temperature
1 lb
powdered sugar
2 tsp
lemon juice, fresh

How to Make CENTURY INN CARROT CAKE

Step-by-Step

  • 1Preheat oven to 325 degrees.
    Grease and flour a 13x9 inch cake/baking pan or three 9 inch round cake pans. (Century Inn always served a three layer cake.)
  • 2Sift together flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon and salt.
  • 3In a large mixing bowl mix sugar and oil. Add egg one at a time beating well after each addition.
  • 4Stir in dry ingredients, carrots and nuts.
  • 5Pour into pan or pan. Bake 55-60 minutes for rounds and 65-70 minutes for 13x9. Test cake with a cake tester to amke sure that it is done.
  • 6When cake is cool, make frosting.
  • 7Beat cream cheese and butter until smooth. Add powdered sugar and lemon juice, beat until smooth.

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