Helen's Superb Carrot or Plum Cake

Helen's Superb Carrot  Or Plum Cake Recipe

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Helen Smith


A "To Die For" cake!


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30 Min
45 Min


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  • 2 c
  • 1 1/4 c
  • 4 large
  • 2 c
  • 2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1 Tbsp
    cinnamon, ground
  • 1 tsp
  • 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)

  • 12 oz
    powdered sugar
  • 2 pkg
    3 oz cream cheese (room temp)
  • 1 5/8 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 1/2 c
    chopped nuts

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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Course/Dish: Cakes

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