Not so traditional Carrot Cake

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Julie Janssen

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@JulesJ5

Don't pass this up! This is the best carrot cake! It may not have raisins or nuts like most carrot cakes, but you won't miss them in this cake! My mom made this when I was growing up. Now it's my turn! So much better than box cakes! It's very rich, but you won't be able to stop eating it. The cream cheese icing is to die for!

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Serves:
15-24
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
45 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 2 Cups
    flour
  • 2 Cups
    sugar
  • 2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 2 tsp
    cinnamon
  • 1 tsp
    salt
  • 1 1/2 cups
    vegetable oil
  • 3 Cups
    carrots, grated
  • 4
    eggs
  • 1 box
    powdered sugar
  • 8 ounce
    cream cheese
  • 1/4 cup
    butter/margarine
  • 2 tsp
    vanilla

How to Make Not so traditional Carrot Cake

Step-by-Step

  1. Mix all ingredients but the eggs.
    You can use canned carrots, just mash them up a little before you add to mixer.
  2. Once mixed, add eggs one at a time. Mix until all is combined.
  3. Pour in greased and floured 9x13 pan. Bake 45 min at 350.
  4. For Icing:
    Cream together cream cheese, butter and vanilla. Add box of powder sugar a little at a time until mixed well.
  5. When cake is cool, ice cake. Store in refrigerator.

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About Not so traditional Carrot Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: American




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