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Best Ever Carrot Cake

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Category: Cakes

 Ingredients List

  • ------------------------------------CAKE------------------------------------
  • 1 1/4 c Corn oil
  • 2 c Sugar
  • 2 c Less
  • 2 tb Flour
  • 2 ts Cinnamon
  • 2 ts Baking powder
  • 1 ts Baking soda
  • 1 ts Salt
  • 4 Eggs
  • 4 c Grated carrots
  • 1 c Raisins
  • 1 c Chopped pecans


2 c Sugar
6 tb Flour
1 ts Salt
2 c Whipping cream
1/2 lb Butter
1 tb Vanilla
1 1/2 c Chopped pecans

1/2 lb Cream cheese
1/2 lb Butter
1 lb Powdered sugar
1 ts Vanilla
4 oz Coconut; shredded

Cake: Whisk together corn oil and sugar. In a separate bowl mix flour,
cinnamon, baking powder, soda and salt. Sift 1/2 of this mixture into the
sugar/oil. Add the rest alternately with the 4 eggs. Add the carrots,
raisins and pecans. Bake in a greased and floured 10 inch tube pan at 350ø
for 70 minutes. Cool, invert and split in 3 layers.

Filling: Heat sugar, flour and salt. Stir in cream. Work in butter. Stir
and simmer 1/2 hour until golden. Cool. Add vanilla and pecans. Cool

Icing: Cream cheese and butter. Sift in powdered sugar. Mix in vanilla and
chill. Spread the filling between the 3 layers. Frost the top and sides
with the icing. Pat the coconut on the sides. Decorate the top, if desired.
Yield: 12 to 18 servings.


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