Carrot Cake

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Ingredients: 
2 cups all-purpose flour
2 cups sugar
1/2 tsp. ground allspice
1 tsp. ground clove
2 & 1/2 tsp. ground cinnamon
1 tsp. salt
1 & 1/2 tsp. baking soda
3/4 cup milk
3/4 cup canola oil
2 tsp. vanilla extract
4 eggs
3 & 1/2 cups carrots, grated
2 cups chopped walnuts (1 for cake mix & 1 for topping)

Directions:

  1. In a large mixing bowl, combine flour, sugar, spices, salt and baking soda. 
  2. Add in wet ingredients (milk, oil and vanilla) and mix well.
  3. Add eggs mixing in one at a time.
  4. Gently fold in carrots and walnuts and mix with a spoon.
  5. Pour mixture into a greased 9 x 13 inch pan and bake at 350 degrees F for about an hour. (make sure toothpick comes out clean when put into center of the cake)
  6. Let cake cool completely before adding frosting and more walnuts. (*frosting recipe below)

Frosting Ingredients:

  • 2 8 oz. pkgs. cream cheese, softened
  • 1 stick unsalted butter, softened
  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 & 1/2 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 2 Tbs. lemon juice

Frosting Directions:

  • Beat cream cheese and butter together with an electric mixer on high until smooth.
  • Gently add in powdered sugar 1 cup at a time. Lastly, add vanilla and lemon juice and mix on low.

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