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McCalls Best Ever Carrot Cake

 

From the Great American recipe's collection Gr #17. A classic American carrot cake with cream cheese frosting.
499

Yield

12

servings

Prep

10

min

Cook

60

min

Ready

2

hrs

 

Ingredients

1 ½ cups corn oil
1 ¾ cups sugar
3 large eggs
2 cups all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons baking soda
½ teaspoon salt
3 teaspoon cinnamon
1 teaspoon cloves, ground
2 cups carrots
shredded
1 cup walnuts
chopped
8 ounces pineapple, canned, crushed
well drained
Topping
¾ cup coconut, shredded (desiccated)
*
Cream cheese frosting
16 ounces cream cheese
two packages
1 cup powdered sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Directions

Beat together corn oil, eggs, and sugar until well combined.

In a bowl, sift the flour and salt, baking soda, cinnamon, and cloves.

Add the egg and sugar mixture to the dry ingredients and mix well.

Add the carrots, walnuts and pineapple. Blend together mixing well.

Pour batter into greased and floured 9 or 10 inch round cake pan.

Bake at 350℉ (180℃) F for 1 hour until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.

Let cake cool on racks. Prepare the frosting. Split cake into 2 layers.

Assemble. Cover with the frosting (see below). Sprinkle with coconut.

Cream Cheese Frosting:

In a bowl thoroughly blend together the cream cheese, powdered sugar and vanilla extract.

 

* not incl. in nutrient facts

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 192g (6.8 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 70362% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 48g 75%
Saturated Fat 13g 64%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 95mg 32%
Sodium 338mg 14%
Total Carbohydrate 20g 20%
Dietary Fiber 2g 9%
Sugars g
Protein 19g
Vitamin A 84% Vitamin C 5%
Calcium 6% Iron 13%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?

 

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