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Homemade Carrot Cake

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My Mom’s secret recipe for her amazingly moist and classic carrot cake with creamy cream cheese frosting. A sprinkle of chopped walnuts finishes off this incredible layer cake!

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– Eggs – Vegetable oil – Carrots – Flour – Sugar – Baking soda – Cinnamon – Salt – Cream cheese – Butter – Powdered sugar – Vanilla – Chopped walnuts

Ingredients

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Preheat oven to 350ºF. Prepare 2 9-inch round pans by greasing and flouring them. In a large mixing bowl, blend eggs, vegetable oil, and carrots.

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Add flour, sugar, baking soda, cinnamon, and salt. Beat well. Pour batter into prepared pans. Bake for 40-45 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean.

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Allow cake to cool for 15 minutes before gently flipping the pans to release the cakes. Allow to cool before frosting.

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FOR FROSTING:  To make frosting, beat cream cheese and butter together in a small mixing bowl. Slowly add powdered sugar, blending well.

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Add vanilla and beat until uniform . Apply a 1/2-inch layer of frosting in between cake layers.

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Frost the entire outside of cake. Sprinkle the chopped walnuts around the outside of the cake as well as the outer edge of the top of the cake.

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Chill the cake in the fridge until ready to serve. ENJOY!

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