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Carrot Cake


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Serves 12-15 | Prep Time 20 minutes | Cook Time 30-40 minutes

Ingredients

Cake:
2 c. flour
1 1/2 c. sugar
2 t. soda
4 eggs
1 1/2 c. oil or apple sauce
3 c. grated raw carrots
2 t. cinnamon
1/2 t. salt
1 t. ground cloves
Frosting:
1/2 of 8 oz cream cheese, room temperature
1/2 c. butter, room temperature
1/2 t. vanilla
1/2 box powdered sugar or until right consistency (maybe 2 1/2 c.)


Mix egges, oil/apple sauce and sugar. Then add the flour, soda, cinnamon and salt. Mix well and then add carrots. Put in a 9x13" pan at 350 F. Bake for 30-40 minutes. Beat well the frosting ingredients and spread on cake when cool.


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Notes

This is the carrot cake recipe my mother always used. My dad loved carrot cake. It might have been Grandma Hazel's cake recipe. One time I was making it for a girls day party in Tokyo. I had trouble reading the difference between sugar and salt in Japanese. You guessed, I put in 1 1/2 c. salt instead of sugar. I had to start all over, including going to the grocery store and buying more carrots and grating them again. After that, I always tasted my sugar and salt before using.

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