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Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting


This Carrot Cake has an option that includes Walnuts, Raisins and Coconut...Sounds crazy, but it is delicious

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  • Optional:
  • 4 eggs, room temp
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 4 cups carrots, grated
  • 1 1/2 cups oil
  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • 2 tsp baking soda
  • 2 tsp cinnamon
  • pinch salt
  • 1/2 cup walnuts
  • 1 1/2 cup raisins
  • 1 cup coconut
  • Frosting:
  • 1/2 cup butter, room temp
  • 8 oz cream cheese, room temp
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 lb. powder sugar



Step 1

Preheat oven to 350 degrees

Mix flour, baking soda, cinnamon and salt in bowl. Mix walnuts raisins and coconuts in separate bowl.

In a mixer, cream together sugar and oil. Add the eggs and mix til combined. Add carrots and mix well.

Add dry ingredients and mix until just blended. Add walnut/raisin/coconut mix.

Place ingredients in a baking pan that is greased and floured. Bake for 45-50 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool and frost.

Mix together the butter, cream cheese and vanilla. Add powdered sugar, little at a time, until all is blended.


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