Best Carrot Cake Ever

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
1 h 30 min 1 h 18
Best Carrot Cake Ever
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3 cup All-purpose white flour
1 1/2 tsp Baking soda
1 cup unpacked Brown sugar
6 cup grated Carrots
4 tsp Cinnamon
4 medium Egg
1 1/2 cup Granulated sugar
1 cup crushed Pineapple, canned (drained)
1 cup Raisins, seedless (sultana)
1 tsp Salt
2 tsp Vanilla extract, pure
1 cup Vegetable oil
1 cup Walnuts (chopped)
2 tsp Vanilla extract, pure (for frosting)
1/2 cup Butter, unsalted (softened, for frosting)
227 gm Cream cheese (for frosting)
4 cup unsifted Powdered/icing sugar (for frosting)


In a medium bowl, combine grated carrots and brown sugar. Set aside for 60 minutes, then stir in raisins.

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour two 10 inch cake pans.

In a large bowl, beat eggs until light. Gradually beat in the granulated white sugar, oil and vanilla. Stir in the pineapple. Combine the flour, baking soda, salt and cinnamon, stir into the wet mixture until absorbed. Finally stir in the carrot mixture and the walnuts. Pour evenly into the prepared pans.

Bake for 45 to 50 minutes in the preheated oven, until cake tests done with a toothpick. Cool for 10 minutes before removing from pan.

When completely cooled, frost with cream cheese frosting if desired.

To make the frosting: Beat softened butter and cream cheese until well blended. Add powdered sugar and vanilla. Beat until creamy.

Serve and enjoy!

Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 599
Calories from fat 247
Calories from saturated fat 73
Total Fat 27.4 g
Saturated Fat 8.1 g
Trans Fat 0.5 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 10.5 g
Monounsaturated Fat 6.8 g
Cholesterol 70 mg
Sodium 332 mg
Potassium 284 mg
Total Carbohydrate 83 g
Dietary Fiber 3.0 g
Sugars 63 g
Protein 5.9 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion

Fruit 0.3
Grain 1.0
Meat Alternative 0.3
Vegetables 0.6

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