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Blue Ribbon Carrot Cake

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Category: Cakes

 Ingredients List

  • ------------------------------------CAKE------------------------------------
  • 2 c Flour
  • 2 ts Soda
  • 1/2 ts Salt
  • 2 ts Ground cinnamon
  • 3 Eggs, well beaten
  • 3/4 c Vegetable oil
  • 3/4 c Buttermilk
  • 2 c Sugar
  • 2 ts Vanilla extract
  • 8 oz Can crushed pineapple,
  • -drained
  • 2 c Grated carrots
  • 3 1/3 oz Can flaked coconut
  • 1 c Chopped walnuts


1 c Sugar
1/2 ts Soda
1/2 c Buttermilk
1/2 c Butter
1 tb Light corn syrup
1 ts Vanilla extract

1/2 c Butter, softened
8 oz Cream cheese, softened
1 ts Vanilla extract
2 c Sifted powdered sugar
1 ts Grated orange rind
1 ts Orange juice

Combine flour, soda, salt, and cinnamon; set aside.

Combine eggs, oil, buttermilk, sugar and vanilla; beat until smooth. Stir
in flour mixture, pineapple, carrots, coconut, and chopped walnuts. Pour
batter in to 2 greased and floured 9 inch round cake pans.

Bake at 350 degrees for 35 to 40 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in
center comes out clean. Immediately spread Buttermilk Glaze evenly over
layers. Cool in pans 15 minutes; remove from pans, let cool completely.

Spread Orange-Cream Cheese Frosting between layers and on top and sides of
cake. Store cake in refrigerator.

Buttermilk Glaze: Combine sugar, soda, buttermilk, butter and corn syrup in
a Dutch oven. Bring to a boil; cook 4 minutes, stirring often. Remove from
heat, and stir in vanilla.

Orange-Cream Cheese Frosting: Combine butter and cream cheese, beating
until light and fluffy. Add vanilla powdered sugar, rind and juice; beat
until smooth.

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