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Made this for a wedding. Everyone who ate it wanted recipe. Told them to go to my favorite recipe site the Zaar. Thanks for posting!

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eednolb2 October 19, 2009

Incredibly moist! This cake is awesome!! The glaze was to-die-for! I am thinking about making that glaze ( a double batch) as a topping for a bundt cake. The icing was good, but I think I would prefer it with just the glaze. Actually, next time I might make the cake in a jelly roll pan (so it is thinner like a brownie) and making a double batch of the glaze to put on it, and skip the icing altogether. Anyway, thanks for this wonderful recipe!

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bearcat73 May 11, 2009

Excellent carrot cake, indeed! Made for family and friends, and even those who did not like "vegetable" cakes were converted. Not sure what kind of coconut is required, so I got the dessicated kind and to moisten it, I combined it with the crushed pineapples and carrots in a separate bowl and let it stand while I am preparing the rest of the cake batter. Also added 1/2tsp nutmeg & a pinch of all-spice - as a matter of preference.

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Paudj May 03, 2009

My dh and I both loved this cake, as did the single guys that live next door. I followed the recipe except for the coconut, which neither of us like, and no walnuts. I did add extra carrots and raisins. When I make it again, which I will, I will cut down on the sugar, as it was too sweet for us, and half the glaze and the frosting.

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Imagenie March 16, 2008

This cake was extremely delicious & worth every extra touch!!! A well thought out & worth while recipe! My mother-in-law keeps requesting for me to make this cake! And it was fairly easy to make, but definitely keep the walnuts in this recipe because I have tried it without & I hate to say it, but it wasn't as great. Also when I used the pineapple I took it apart into little pieces so that every bite would be as moist as the next. The Glaze is a special extra touch that makes this cake excellent, but I only used about half just to lightly coat! Thank you MizzNezz for a Wonderful recipe!!!

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Ld_di March 21, 2007

Oh, my goodness! What an outstanding recipe! I made the cake the night before last to take to a friend's house tonight. I had planned to take the entire cake but I had to have a little taste of it so I cut a little piece out of the corner without frosting. Then I had to have another little piece with the frosting! Now there's a big hunk out of the cake! So I'm cutting the pieces and putting them on a nice dish to take to my friend's house but that way I have plenty left at home! As some other reviewers suggested I made only 1/2 the glaze and added some lemon juice to the frosting! I also added golden raisins--so with the coconut and pineapple this counts as a fruit serving, doesn't it? Thanks for sharing this awesome recipe!!

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Carol Ryan August 24, 2006

This is seriously the best carrot cake EVER. Thank you so much! I was the star of my office, when I made the president's favorite kind of cake...and better than he'd ever had it. THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU!

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Jenn Kilgore March 05, 2004

Doesn't get any better than this. I used raisins instead of nuts. I used margarine in the glaze and frosting(didn't have butter). I am freezing half the cake for later. Thanks MizzNezz

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melsmom February 24, 2004

Made this for my mom's 86th birthday (she requested carrot cake)...she loved it and so did the rest of the family. I did add a cup of raisins to the cake and the juice of one lemon to the frosting - otherwise followed the recipe exactly. Great recipe Inez, definitely a keeper!

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Colorado Cookie February 07, 2004

Great carrot cake. The whole family loved it! Easy to put together-Yum! Thanks for posting this.

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JaydensMommy22 January 23, 2004
Excellent Carrot Cake