CARROT CAKE

 

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Ingredients

  • 3 cups cake flour
  • 1 tsp. salt (optional)
  • 2 tsp. baking powder
  • 2 tsp. baking soda
  • 2 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • 1 tsp. ground ginger
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 1/2 cups vegetable oil
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 4 large eggs
  • 8 oz. crushed pineapples, drained
  • 2 cups finely shredded carrots
  • 1/2 cup pecans

Directions

  • Heat over 350 degrees grease and flour 3 8" round pans, 2 10"round pans or quarter sheet pan(the pan should have 2" sides); set aside.
  • Sift together 1st six ingredients; set aside.
  • In another bowl mix sugar, oil and vanilla, stirring well. (This part can take place in your mixer)
  • Alternate adding eggs one at a time and dry ingredients to sugar mixture, blending well add pineapple; mix well.
  • Stir in carrots and chopped nuts.
  • Pour into prepared cake pans.
  • Bake Layers until pick comes out clean about 40 minutes (gas oven).
  • Cool on rack 10 minutes remove from pan and cool completely on racks.
  • Frost with Cream Cheese Frosting

Notes

My Sire loves Carrot Cake and this is the formula that I use to make it, for his birthday this year we brought some of this cake to an after party and a few friends got a taste, it was a hit and now I wish to share it with them and anyone else.

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