Total Time
1hr 55mins
Prep 25 mins
Cook 1 hr 30 mins

Found this at www.allrecipes.com when I was in desperate pursuit of a good carrot cake recipe. I found the icing recipe elsewhere online. When this was finished and iced, I made some plain powdered sugar icing and colored it orange and green to make--you guessed it!--little carrots on top of the cake! It was beautiful and wonderful with the added citrus flavors! I froze half of this cake and it seemed to work just fine. It's also VERY cheap to make!

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. CAKE INSTRUCTIONS: Stir together the flours, baking powder, cinnamon, and salt.
  2. In a large bowl, cream the butter or margarine with the sugars.
  3. Beat in the eggs, and then the citrus peels and juices.
  4. Stir in the carrots.
  5. Beat the flour mixture into the carrot mixture.
  6. Stir in the walnuts and raisins.
  7. Pour the batter into a greased and floured 9x13 inch pan.
  8. Bake at 350 degrees F for about 90 minutes, or until it tests done with a toothpick.
  9. Transfer to a rack to cool.
  10. FROSTING INSTRUCTIONS: Beat cream cheese, adding butter, orange rind, and vanilla.
  11. Add powdered sugar in thirds, beating.
  12. Frost cake, top with nuts.

Reviews

(2)
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fantastic highly recommend this

Merryn August 29, 2002

OMG this is the best cake I've made in years!! It's just so yummy! I made it in two smaller cake tins and it turned out fine, I took them out 15mins earlier though. The frosting is heavenly!

NewAussieMum August 30, 2006

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