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REC: Dee's Carrot Cake

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Posted to Thread #334 at 11:22 pm on Jan 5, 2006

Joe,
This recipe is awesome. It is the cake requested by all my neighbors.

Dee’s Carrot Cake

2 c. flour
2 t. baking powder
½ t. baking soda
2 t cinnamon
½ t. salt
2 c. sugar
½ c. salad oil
4 eggs
2 c. finely grated carrots
1 (8 ½ oz) can crushed pineapple
½ c. chopped nuts
1 (3 ½ oz) can flaked coconut

Cream Cheese Frosting
½ c. butter
1 (8oz) pkg cream cheese
1 t. vanilla
1 lb. X-sugar

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Sift together flour, baking powder,
baking soda, salt and cinnamon. Add sugar, salad oil and eggs;
beat well. Add carrots, pineapple, nuts and coconut; blend
thoroughly. Pour into 3 9-inch round cake pans that have been
greased and floured. Bake in moderate oven 35-40 minutes.
Remove from oven, cool a few minutes in pans. Turn out on
wire racks and cool thoroughly. Fill layers and frost top and
sides of cake with Cream Cheese Frosting.

Cream Cheese Frosting

Combine butter, cream cheese and vanilla; cream well. Add X-sugar
gradually, beating well. If mixture is too thick, add small amount of
milk.


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