glazed carrot cake wedges

★★★★★ 1 Review
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By Lillian Stryczek
from Steger, IL

The cake was good. Not a real light and fluffy cake, it is dense and moist. from the Land O Lakes cookbook

★★★★★ 1 Review
serves 10
prep time 20 Min
cook time 45 Min

Ingredients For glazed carrot cake wedges

  • 1 1/2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1 c
    sugar
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1 tsp
    cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 3/4 c
    vegetable shortening
  • 2
    eggs, slightly beaten
  • 1 tsp
    pure vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 c
    finely shredded carrots
  • 1 c
    flaked coconut
  • GLAZE
  • 1 c
    powdered sugar
  • 3oz. pkg cream cheese, softened
  • 1 Tbsp
    grated orange peel
  • 1 Tbsp
    orange juice

How To Make glazed carrot cake wedges

  • 1
    Heat oven to 350° In large bowl, combine flour, sugar, baking soda, cinnamon and salt. Stir in oil, eggs and vanilla until well mixed (I used my mixer on low speed). Stir in carrots and coconut. Batter is thick. Spread into greased and floured 9” round cake pan. Bake for 40 to 45 minutes. Or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Meanwhile, in small bowl combine all glaze ingredients. Beat at low speed, scraping bowl often until smooth (1 minute). Pour over warm cake. Cut into wedges.

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