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grandma's carrot cake

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Recipe by
Sherry Neander
St Charles, MO

Grandma used to fix this for my dad's birthday. She would use a plain vanilla icing on it then cover the iced cake with coconut. Yummm!

(1 rating)
cook time 35 Min

Ingredients For grandma's carrot cake

  • 2 c
    unsifted flour
  • 2 Tbsp
    baking soda
  • 2 tsp
    ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp
    ground ginger
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 3
  • 1 1/2 c
  • 3/4 c
    mayonnaise - (not miracle whip)
  • 1 can
    8oz crushed pineapple in juice
  • 2 c
    coarsely shredded carrots
  • 3/4 c
    chopped wallnuts or pecans

How To Make grandma's carrot cake

  • 1
    Grease & flour 2 round baking pans (8in). Set oven to 350 degrees and bake for 30 to 35 minutes.
  • 2
    in medium bowl stir together first five ingredients, then set aside.
  • 3
    In large bowl with mixer at medium speed beat next 4 ingredients until well blended. Gradually beat in flour mixture until well blended. With spoon stir in carrots & nuts, turn into prepared pans and bake. When cooled use favorite frosting.

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