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Carrot Cake

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  All purpose flour 2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)
  Baking soda 2 Teaspoon
  Ground cinnamon 2 Teaspoon
  Baking powder 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Ground nutmeg 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Eggs 4 Large
  Granulated sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Packed light brown sugar 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Vegetable oil 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Milk 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Vanilla extract 1 Tablespoon
  Carrots 6 Medium, shredded, loosely packed to make 3 cups
  Walnuts 4 Ounce, chopped to make 1 cup
  Dark seedless raisins 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Cream cheese frosting 1 Cup (16 tbs)

1. Preheat oven to 350°F Grease 13" by 9" baking pan. Line bottom with waxed paper; grease paper. Dust pan with flour. Or grease and flour 10-inch Bundt pan.
2. In medium bowl, combine flour, baking soda, cinnamon, baking powder, salt, and nutmeg.
3. In large bowl, with mixer at medium-high speed, beat eggs and granulated and brown sugars until blended, about 2 minutes, frequently scraping bowl with rubber spatula. Beat in oil, milk, and vanilla. Reduce speed to low; add flour mixture and beat until smooth, frequently scraping bowl. Fold in carrots, walnuts, and raisins.
4. Pour batter into prepared pan; spread evenly. Bake until toothpick inserted in center of cake comes out almost clean, 55 to 60 minutes for 13" by 9" cake, or about 1 hour for Bundt cake. Cool in pan on wire rack 10 minutes. Run thin knife, around cake to loosen from sides of pan. Invert onto rack. Remove waxed paper; cool cake completely.
5. Meanwhile, prepare Cream Cheese Frosting. Transfer cooled cake to cake plate. With narrow metal spatula, spread frosting over sides and top of the cake.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
60 Minutes
Ready In: 
65 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 7045 Calories from Fat 2806

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 321 g494.3%

Saturated Fat 44.2 g220.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 851.6 mg283.9%

Sodium 5940.2 mg247.5%

Total Carbohydrates 988 g329.4%

Dietary Fiber 37.1 g148.5%

Sugars 669.1 g

Protein 85 g169.3%

Vitamin A 1244.5% Vitamin C 44.4%

Calcium 99.4% Iron 148%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Carrot Cake Recipe