Carrot Cake

What do cakes and baseball have in common? They both rely on the batter!

If you have a kitchenaid mixer, this will go really quickly. It’s a really delicious cake, very moist.

Carrot Cake

Serves 15

Ingredients:

  • 3/4 cups vegetable oil
  • 2 cups white sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups buttermilk
  • 2 cups grated carrots
  • 1 cup flaked coconut
  • 1 cup applesauce
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts (optional)

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Grease a 9×13 inch baking pan set aside.
  3. In a large bowl, mix together sugar, oil, eggs, vanilla, and buttermilk.
  4. Stir in carrots, coconut, and applesauce.
  5. In a separate bowl, combine flour, baking soda, cinnamon and salt; gently stir into carrot mixture.
  6. Add nuts (if desired)
  7. Spread into prepared pan.
  8. Bake for 55 minutes or until toothpick comes out of cake clean.
  9. Remove from oven and set aside to cool.

 

Cream Cheese Frosting

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter
  • 1 8oz package cream cheese
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 4 cups confectioner’s sugar

Directions:

  1. In a medium mixing bowl, combine all ingredients.
  2. Blend until smooth
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