Simply The Best Carrot Cake.

5
Jane Farrer

By
@SisJane

This is simply the best carrot cake recipe and i can not really add much to this!The frosting recipe makes a generous ammount of frosting and who does not love that? Enjoy!Let me know what you think!

Rating:

★★★★★ 4 votes

Comments:
Serves:
6
Prep:
25 Min
Cook:
45 Min

Ingredients

  • 4
    eggs at room temperature
  • 2 c
    unrefined cane sugar
  • 2 c
    all-purppose unbleached flour,presifted
  • 3 tsp
    ground cinnamon
  • 1 tsp
    each: soda and baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp
    each: salt and nutmeg
  • 2 c
    carrots,finely grated(about 2 large carrots)
  • 1 c
    vegetable oil
  • 1/2 c
    sweet butter,melted and cooled
  • 1/2 c
    pineapple chuncks,drained well and cut up
  • 2 tsp
    pure vanilla extract
  • 1/2 c
    golden raisins,plumped in some hot water or apple cider
  • 1/2 c
    pecans, in pieces(optional)

How to Make Simply The Best Carrot Cake.

Step-by-Step

  1. In a large bowl combine:eggs,sugar,oil,melted butter and vanilla extract.Beat well.
  2. In another bowl combine: presifted flour,cinnamon,baking powder,soda,salt and nutmeg.Whisk all together./or sift all throught a sifter.
  3. Gently incorporate the dry ingridients in to the wet ones.
  4. Fold in the presoaked raisins,grated carrots,and the cut up pineapple chunks./pineapple should be cut in to small bite size pieces and drained very well/.
  5. Pour the batter in to two greased and floured 9 inch round cake pans. Bake at 350' for 45 min,test with a toothpick. Cool for 15 min,run the knife arround the edge of pans,invert in to cooling racks.
  6. For frosting:
    whip together- 1/2 cup soft butter/one stick/,
    1 1/2 package soft cream cheese;gradually beat in 1 LB. powdered cane sugar and 2tsp.pure vanilla extract.Whip till fluffy!Frost the cake layers,sides and top.
    Chill the cake for 3 hours before serving or better yet through the night.

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About Simply The Best Carrot Cake.

Course/Dish: Cakes
Hashtags: #Carrot, #cakes, #best




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