Carrot Cake
 
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Recipe type: Dessert
Serves: 12
Ingredients
  • 2 cups flour
  • 2 tsp. baking powder
  • 1½ tsp. baking soda
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 2 tsp. cinnamon
  • 2 cups white sugar
  • ½ cup chopped walnuts
  • 1½ cups vegetable oil
  • 4 eggs
  • 2 cups finely grated carrots
  • 1 - 398ml. (14 ounce) can crushed pineapple - well drained
  • 1 cup coconut
  • CREAM CHEESE ICING -
  • 250g (8 ounces) cream cheese - softened
  • ½ cup butter - softened
  • 2 tsp. vanilla
  • 4 cups icing (confectioners) sugar
Instructions
  1. In a large bowl sift together the first five ingredients.
  2. Add sugar, oil, eggs and mix well.
  3. Blend in the carrots, pineapple, nuts and coconut.
  4. Makes 2 (high sided) 9" round cakes
  5. If using an 8" round, simply pour any extra batter into a loaf pan, bake and freeze for future use.
  6. Bake at 350 degrees F. for approximately 60 minutes, check often as times will vary depending on pan size .
  7. FROST WITH CREAM CHEESE ICING -
  8. Beat softened cream cheese, butter and vanilla well.
  9. Add sugar gradually and continue beating until fluffy
  10. Spread over cooled cake.
Recipe by Older Mommy Still Yummy at https://oldermommystillyummy.com/carrot-cake/