CARROT CAKE!

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Yummy MOIST #CarrotCake!

🍴#CarrotCake recipe from
CHOWHOUND!  ⤵

 http://www.chowhound.com/recipes/moist-carrot-cake-recipe-21792 

This is my favorite Carrot Cake Recipe. It is full of flavor and moist without being mushy. Grate the carrots in the largest setting of the grater. Pair this cake with Cream Cheese Frosting recipe and you will find it hard not to have another slice.
 
Ingredients  ⤵

Carrot Cake: 2 cups all purpose flour
2 tsp. baking soda
2 tsp. baking powder
1/2 tsp. salt
3 tsp. ground cinnamon
1/2 tsp. nutmeg
4 eggs
1 1/4 cups oil
1 cup granulated white sugar
1 cup packed brown sugar
2 tsp. vanilla
3 cups grated carrots
1 cup nuts (pecans or walnuts) optional
1 cup raisins (optional

Cream Cheese Frosting:  ⤵
8 ounces cream cheese, softened
1/2 cup butter, softened
2 cups confectioners’ sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Instructions

1. Preheat oven to 325°F. Prepare two 9” pans or one 12” cake pan or one 9”x 13” sheet pan by lining with parchment or wax paper.
2. Mix together in a bowl together flour,baking soda, baking powder, salt, cinnamon and nutmeg.
3. In a bigger bowl, whisk together eggs, oil, sugars, and vanilla for about minute or so.
4. Add the dry ingredients to the wet mixture and mix for about 2 minutes more.
5. Add the grated carrots. Then add nuts and raisins if desired.
6. Pour batter in prepared cake pans and bake for approx. 45 to 50 minutes. Test for doneness by inserting a skewer, it should be dry when taken out. Cool then fill and frost with cream cheese frosting. Garnish with more nuts.
7. To make the cream cheese frosting: a bowl beat together cream cheese and butter until creamy. Add in icing sugar and beat for a minute. Add vanilla. Scrape down the sides of the bowl and beat for another minute

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http://danideejkitchen.blogspot.com/2011/04/carrot-cake.html?m=1
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carrot cake

Ugh, I wish this wasn’t the best carrot cake ever. Even people who don’t normally like carrot cake like this stuff……

It’s an old family recipe so you should basically be worshipping me for throwing this out on the internet.

Cake:  ⤵

2 cups flour

2 cups sugar

1 tsp. baking soda

2 tsp. cinnamon

1/4 tsp. salt

3 cups grated carrots

1 1/2 cups oil

4 eggs

Mix dry ingredients in bowl. Add oil, mix, add carrots. Mix and add eggs one at a time-beat. Bake at 350 in greased layered pans35-45 min. or sheet pan 45 min.

Icing:  ⤵

8 oz. cream cheese

1 stick of butter

1 cup chopped pecans

1 lb. box conf. sugar

2 tsp. vanilla

Cream butter and cream cheese-add sugar, vanilla and nuts. Spread on cooled cake.

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Or one layer style….it’s all good!

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YUMMO!

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