Golden Carrot Cake

Recipe by Chef #1231098
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READY IN: 55mins
SERVES: 12
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Grease and flour pans.
  • Sift together, flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, and cinnamon.
  • In a mixing bowl, beat eggs, then add both sugars.
  • Let stand until sugars dissolve, approximately 10 minutes.
  • Stir in oil, carrots, applesauce, pineapple with juice, nuts, (and raisins if added).
  • Stir in dry ingredients and beat until well blended, approximately 3 minutes.
  • Turn into 3, greased and floured, 9-inch round cake pans, or one 13 x 9 x 12 inch square cake pan.
  • Bake at 350 degrees for approximately 35 to 45 minutes, or until cake springs back when lightly touched.
  • Cool in pans for approximately 10 minutes, then turn on to wire wracks until completely cooled before frosting.
  • Frosting Preparations:
  • Combine butter, (margarine) cream cheese and vanilla in a large bowl,.
  • beat until well blended.
  • Add powdered sugar, gradually sifting into mixture.
  • Beat at high speed.
  • (If frosting is too thick, add a drop or two of milk to spreading consistency).
  • Add food coloring, or frosting coloring to frosting if desired.
  • Decorate with cute little carrots, with green toppings. Be creative!
  • Hope you enjoy my variation of this classic cake!
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