Mom's Carrot Cake Recipe

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Submitted by smseal

Makes 12 servings



Rich, moist carrot cake that few commercial products can match.

Recipe Ingredients for Mom's Carrot Cake

1 pound carrots, cleaned, scraped and grated
1 cup black walnuts
2 cup sugar
4 eggs
1 1/2 cup salad oil
8 ounces crushed pineapple
2 1/4 cup flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
2 teaspoons baking soda
1 teaspoon salt
2 teaspoon cinnamon
8 ounces cream cheese, softened
1/2 stick of melted butter
2 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 pound powdered sugar

Recipe Directions for Mom's Carrot Cake

  1. Cake

  2. Grease and flour 2 9-inch cake pans or 1 tube pan.

  3. Combine carrots and c. chopped walnuts.

  4. In a large mixing bowl combine salad oil and sugar, mix well.

  5. Add eggs, one at a time.

  6. Combine all dry ingredients and add to mixture.

  7. Add carrots, nuts and pineapple.

  8. Pour into greased and floured cake pans or tube pan.

  9. Bake at 325 degrees for 50 minutes.

  10. Cool and ice with cream cheese frosting.

  11. Frosting

  12. Combine all ingredients and beat well until creamy.

  13. Frost liberally and top with cup of chopped walnuts.

Categories

Dessert

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 230.4g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
816
Calories from Fat
411
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
45.7g
70%
Saturated Fat
11.5g
58%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
93mg
31%
Sodium
535mg
22%
Potassium
353mg
10%
Total Carbohydrates
97.4g
32%
Dietary Fiber
2.9g
12%
Sugars
74.4g
Protein
8.7g
Vitamin A 135% Vitamin C 19%
Calcium 9% Iron 12%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
D
  Good points
  • High in vitamin A
  •   Bad points
  • Very high in sugar
  • Contains alcohol
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