Hanky's Carrot cake

Hanky's Carrot Cake

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Molly Stingley


When my son was 10 we decided to make the "Most Amazing Carrot cake" and this is what we came up with. You can add extras like raisins or chopped dates if you would like. The cake can also be made in 8" cake pans with cream cheese icing if you prefer.


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30 Min
1 Hr 30 Min


  • 3 c
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1 tsp
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
    fresh grated ginger
  • 2 c
  • 2 large
  • 1 c
    cooking oil
  • 1 can(s)
    (8oz.) crushed pineapple
  • 2 c
    raw grated carrots
  • 2 jar(s)
    (4 oz.) baby food carrots
  • 1 c
    pecans chopped
  • 1/2 c
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract

  • 1/2 c
    orange juice
  • 1 c

How to Make Hanky's Carrot cake


  1. Preheat oven to 325* . Sift dry ingredients together in large bowl. Set aside
  2. In a separate large bowl mix together the next 9 ingredients until well combined. No need to beat, just combine thoroughly.
  3. Gradually stir in the flour mixture.
  4. Pour into well greased and floured bundt pan Bake at 325* for about an 1 1/2 hrs.
  5. After taking it out of the oven mix glaze in a small saucepan by bringing the orange juice and sugar to a boil for 1-2 minutes.
  6. Cool cake for 15-20 minutes. Invert and pour the glaze over the top.

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About Hanky's Carrot cake

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Heirloom

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