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Tuesday, May 17, 2011

Mame's Carrot Cake


Mame’s Carrot Cake Recipe

Mame’s Recipe from Eileen 1978
 
Sift together:
2 cups flour
2 tsp. baking powder
1-1/2 tsp. baking soda
1-1/2 tsp. salt
2 tsp. cinnamon
 
Mix:
2 cups sugar
1-1/2 cups oil or [1-1/2 cups applesauce]
 
Add:
4 eggs or [1 cup Eggbeaters]
2 cups finely grated carrots
1-8 oz. can crushed pineapple [drained]
1/2 cup chopped nuts
3-1/2 oz. can flaked coconut
1 cup raisins [optional]

Bake at 350 degrees  in 3 - 9"round pans for 35- 40 minutes.

Cool cakes completely before frosting.
 
    
 
Frosting:
1/2 cup butter, room temperature
1 tsp. vanilla
1-8 oz. pkg. cream cheese, softened
1 lb. confectioners’ sugar [about 3-1/2 cups]
 
      Beat all ingredients until smooth.

Mame's note: I have whipped heavy whipping cream to stiff peaks and folded it into the Cream Cheese Icing and it was awesome. Sorry I didn't measure, I just winged it; but the consistency is not meant for decorating as it is much too thin. But OH so YUMMO!!
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Photography by Mame Recckio Wolfe
Copyright 2011
This material may not be republished or reproduced in any manner without the expressed permission of the author.

7 comments:

  1. very nice,very good,thank you for recipe

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  2. Thanks for the cake recipe. I love carrot cake. Your Hibiscus flowers on the cake are amazing. Is there a tutorial for those?

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  3. Hi, the baking instructions were displayed as symbols, so I copy n pasted it into notepad to find out what it said.. but I still thought I'd let you know that something may have gone wrong with the font or the html or something. Bye!

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  4. ...as for the cake instructions, they are listed with the groups of ingredients - it's really a basic recipe...what is missing from the recipe is baking at 350° for about 35-40 minutes -depending on your oven...I also used 3-9" round pans/recipe...hope that helps...Mame

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  5. Misbah...thank-you for the compliment on my flowers...the flowers are not really a specific flower, it's just something I created, but it does look kind of tropical...thanks, Mame

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  6. I edited the tutorial to reformat the baking temp and time.
    Let me know if there is still a problem.

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