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    Hummingbird Carrot Cake

    Total Time:

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    Cook Time:

    1 hrs 10 mins

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    1 hrs 10 mins

    dale!'s Note:

    The addition of pineapple makes this "hummingbird". This is the best carrot cake recipe I've found, totally addictive. The cream cheese icing is a must.

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    Ingredients:

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    CREAM CHEESE ICING

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Preheat oven to 180 degrees celcius.
    2. 2
      Sift the flour into a large bowl with the sugar, bicarb soda and cinnamon.
    3. 3
      Make a well in the centre and add the oil, eggs and vanilla, beating well.
    4. 4
      Fold in carrots, walnuts, coconut and pineapple.
    5. 5
      Pour into a greased 23cm springform pan.
    6. 6
      Bake for about 70 minutes.
    7. 7
      Cool cake completely before adding the icing.
    8. 8
      ICING: Have the cream cheese at room temperature and mix it with the butter.
    9. 9
      Beat in enough sifted icing sugar to sweeten to taste and stir in the vanilla and lemon juice (you can add more or less depending on taste and icing consistency).

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on April 01, 2002

      55

      Very Yummy cake!! I love the pineapple in this. The coconut was a nice touch too, it makes you think "tropical". It was very moist, lots of flavor, I made it just as directed, didn't change a thing, but I baked it in 13x9 pan for about 45 minutes. Thanks for a great recipe, dale!

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    • on June 20, 2002

      55

      three words for this..... Divine, Divine,D ivine!!! I also baked this in a ceramic baking dish for about 50 minutes.Icing was perfect!Keeping this recipe for ever.

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    • on November 02, 2003

      55

      i have never made a carrot cake before, and this turned out beautifully! I used a 13 X 9 glass dish and it was done in 35 minutes. thanks!

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    Nutritional Facts for Hummingbird Carrot Cake

    Serving Size: 1 (160 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 12

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 491.8
     
    Calories from Fat 252
    51%
    Total Fat 28.0 g
    43%
    Saturated Fat 8.7 g
    43%
    Cholesterol 65.9 mg
    21%
    Sodium 319.7 mg
    13%
    Total Carbohydrate 56.7 g
    18%
    Dietary Fiber 2.0 g
    8%
    Sugars 38.3 g
    153%
    Protein 4.8 g
    9%

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