helen's superb carrot or plum cake

★★★★★ 1 Review
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By Helen Smith
from Madison, AL

A "To Die For" cake!

★★★★★ 1 Review
serves 15
prep time 30 Min
cook time 45 Min

Ingredients For helen's superb carrot or plum cake

  • 2 c
    sugar
  • 1 1/4 c
    oil
  • 4 lg
    eggs
  • 2 c
    flour
  • 2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1 Tbsp
    cinnamon, ground
  • 1 tsp
    salt
  • 3 c
    grated carrots (or 2 large jars of baby food plums)
  • 1 c
    fresh moist raisins
  • 1 c
    coconut, flaked
  • 1 c
    chopped nuts (pecans or walnuts)
  • FROSTING
  • 12 oz
    powdered sugar
  • 2 pkg
    3 oz cream cheese (room temp)
  • 1 5/8 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 2 Tbsp
    butter
  • 2 Tbsp
    milk
  • 1/2 c
    chopped nuts
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How To Make helen's superb carrot or plum cake

  • 1
    1.In large bowl, beat sugar and oil. Add eggs and beat well.
  • 2
    Sift together flour, soda, cinnamon, and salt into egg mixture; mix well; fold in carrots and nuts.
  • 3
    Place batter in greased 9x13 pan; bake for 45 minutes in a 350 oven. (Check once because of oven variances.)
  • 4
    FROSTING: Beat together powdered sugar, cream cheese, vanilla, butter and milk; spread on cooled carrot cake.

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