The Ultimate Carrot Cake

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Lynnda Cloutier

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@eatygourmet

Nuts, carrots, pineapple, coconut. Yep, the ultimate carrot cake.Source: Unknown

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Ingredients

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    2 cups sifted flour
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    2 tsp. baking powder
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    1 1/2 tsp. baking soda
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    1 1/2 tsp. salt
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    2 tsp. cinnamon
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    2 cups sugar
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    1 1/2 cups canola oil
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    4 eggs
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    2 cups peeled and finely grated carrots
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    1 can cruxhed pineapple, drained, 8 oz
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    1/2 cup chopped nuts, optional
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    1 can flaked coconut, 3.5 oz
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    coconut for garnish, optional
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    1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened
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    1 pkg. cream cheese, softened, 8 oz
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    1 tsp. vanilla extract
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    1 lb. powdered sugar

How to Make The Ultimate Carrot Cake

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  1. Preheat oven to 350.
  2. sift together flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt and cinnamon. Add sugar, oil and eggs; mix well. add carrots, pineapple, nuts and coconut; blend thoroughly. Pour into 3 greased and floured 9 inch cake pans.
  3. Bake for 25 to 30 minutes or til toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Don't overcook. Cool in pans for a few minutes, then remove and let cool on wire rack.
  4. To make frosting, beat butter, cream cheese and vanilla til creamy. Gradually beat in sugar. If too thick, add a small amount of milk. Frost the cake. Sprinkle with coconut if desired. Makes 8 to 10 servings.

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Course/Dish: Cakes




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