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  • 2 cups - Flour
  • 2 cups - Sugar
  • 1 teaspoons - Baking Powder
  • 1 teaspoons - Baking Soda
  • 1 teaspoons - Ground Cinnamon
  • 3 cups - Finely Shredded Carrot
  • 1 cups - Cooking Oil
  • 4 - Eggs
  • 1/2 cups - raisins
  • Frosting
  • 6 ounces - Cream Cheese
  • 1/2 cups - Softened Margarine or Butter
  • 2 teaspoons - Vanilla
  • 5 cups - Sifted Powdered Sugar
  • Directions:

    In a bowl combine flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, and cinnamon. Add carrot, oil, and eggs. Beat with an electric mixer until combined. Stir in raisins.

    Pour into 2 greased and floured 9-inch round baking pans. Bake in a 350 degree F oven for 30-35 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the centers comes out clean.

    Cool on wire racks for 10 minutes. Remove cakes from pans. Cool thoroughly on racks. Makes 12-15 servings.

    In a bowl beat together cream cheese, margarine or butter, and vanilla until light and fluffy. Gradually add 2 cups of powdered sugar, beating well.

    Gradually beat in enough remaining powdered sugar to make frosting of spreading consistency. Frosts tops and sides of cake.

    Cover cake. Store in refrigerator.

    Brief Description

    A delicious and sweet cake that your whole family can enjoy.

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    Category:  Cakes

    Cuisine:  American

    Prep Time: 15 min
    Cook Time: 35 min


    Better Homes and Gardens New Cook Book

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    Posted On:

    February 26, 2012

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