Don't miss another issue…      Subscribe

Blue Ribbon Carrot Cake

 
Blue Ribbon Carrot Cake
75

Blue Ribbon Carrot Cake recipe

Yield

16

servings

Prep

30

min

Cook

45

min

Ready

75

min

Trans-fat Free, High Fiber
 

Ingredients

2 cups all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons baking soda
½ teaspoon salt
2 teaspoons cinnamon
ground
3 large eggs
well beaten
¾ cup vegetable oil
¾ cup buttermilk
2 cups sugar
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
8 ounces pineapple, canned, crushed
drained
2 cups carrots
grated
3 ½ ounces coconut, shredded (desiccated)
1 cup walnuts
chopped
Buttermilk glaze
1 cup sugar
½ teaspoon baking soda
½ cup buttermilk
½ cup butter
1 tablespoon light corn syrup
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
Orange cream cheese frosting
½ cup butter
softened
8 ounces cream cheese
softened
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 cups powdered sugar
sifted
1 teaspoon orange zest
grated
1 teaspoon orange juice

Directions

Combine flour, soda, salt, and cinnamon; set aside.

Combine eggs, oil, buttermilk, sugar, and vanilla; beat until smooth.

Stir in flour mixture, pineapple, carrots, coconut, and chopped walnuts.

Pour batter into 2 greased and floured 9-inch round cake pans.

Bake at 350℉ (180℃) F for 35 to 40 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean.

Immediately spread Buttermilk Glaze evenly over layers.

Cool in pans 15 minutes; remove from pans, and let cool completely.

Spread Orange-Cream Cheese Frosting between layers and on top and sides of cake.

Store cake in refrigerator.

Buttermilk Glaze.

Combine sugar, soda, buttermilk, butter, and corn syrup in a Dutch oven.

Bring to a boil; cook 4 minutes, stirring often.

Remove from heat, and stir in vanilla.

Orange-Cream Cheese Frosting.

Combine butter and cream cheese, beating until light and fluffy.

Add vanilla, powdered sugar, rind, and juice; beat.

Sprinkle more toasted walnuts on the sides if desired. Garnish with cute candies if needed.

 

* not incl. in nutrient facts

Add review

 

 

Comments

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 179g (6.3 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 248353% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 147g 226%
Saturated Fat 64g 320%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 348mg 116%
Sodium 1322mg 55%
Total Carbohydrate 93g 93%
Dietary Fiber 10g 42%
Sugars g
Protein 57g
Vitamin A 234% Vitamin C 18%
Calcium 25% Iron 39%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?

 

Add Photo

Up to 1MB in size, .jpg format

 

Live Feed