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Ingredients:

Cake
  • 1 1/4 cups - oil
  • 2 cups - granulated sugar
  • 2 cups - sifted flour
  • 2 teaspoons - baking powder
  • 1 teaspoons - baking soda
  • 2 teaspoons - cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoons - salt
  • 4 - eggs
  • 3 cups - grated carrots
  • 1 cups - finely chopped pecans
  • Cream cheese icing:
  • 2 packages - (8 ounce) cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cups - butter, softened
  • 2 cups - sifted confectioners' sugar
  • 1 teaspoons - vanilla extract
  • Orange Glaze
  • 1/4 cups - corn starch
  • 1/2 teaspoons - salt
  • 1 teaspoons - lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons - zested orange peel
  • 1 cups - fresh orange juice
  • 1 cups - granulated sugar
  • 2 tablespoons - butter
  • Directions:

    Combine oil and sugar, mix well.

    Sift together remaining dry ingredients.

    Sift half of dry ingredients into sugar mixture and blend.

    Add remaining dry ingredients, alternating with eggs, mixing well after each new addition.

    Add carrots and mix well.

    Stir in pecans.

    Pour into lightly oiled Bundt pan. Tap gently against counter to release air bubbles.

    Bake at 325 degrees for 1 hour and 10 minutes. Cool in pan.

    Frost or glaze with cream cheese, orange glaze or both.

    Cream Cheese Icing: In medium bowl, combine butter and cream cheese until creamy. Slowly add confectioners' sugar ½ cup at a time until blended. Stir in vanilla. Store in fridge until ready to use.

    Orange Glaze: Combine sugar and starch in sauce pan over low heat. Add remaining ingredients and stir until smooth. Continue to cook over low heat until smooth and glossy. Cool glaze slightly and spread on cake.

    Brief Description

    Carrot cake topped with orange glaze in addition to cream cheese frosting.

    Main Ingredient:

    carrots

    Category:  Cakes

    Cuisine:  Southern

    Prep Time: 15 min
    Cook Time: 1 hour(s) 15 min

    Source

    http://www.minivandreams.com/pats-carrot-cake/

    Posted By:

    acctgtwinmom

    Posted On:

    July 8, 2014

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