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Our Favorite Carrot Cake
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19 INGREDIENTS • 8 STEPS • 1HR

Our Favorite Carrot Cake

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Our Favorite Carrot Cake recipe is worth the indulgence. Savor every bite of this moist and perfectly spiced cake! This layered cake recipe is loaded with shredded carrots, fresh chopped pineapple, coconut and pecans. Between each layer is a little wow-factor, and of course, the very best cream cheese frosting ever. Seriously, this cake is heaven.
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Our Favorite Carrot Cake recipe is worth the indulgence. Savor every bite of this moist and perfectly spiced cake! This layered cake recipe is loaded with shredded carrots, fresh chopped pineapple, coconut and pecans. Between each layer is a little wow-factor, and of course, the very best cream cheese frosting ever. Seriously, this cake is heaven.
1HR
Total Time
$2.75
Cost Per Serving
Ingredients
Servings
6
us / metric
Baking Soda
4 tsp
Baking Soda
Salt
as needed
Ground Cinnamon
2 tsp
Ground Cinnamon
Ground Nutmeg
as needed
Ground Nutmeg
Ground Ginger
as needed
Ground Allspice
as needed
Granulated Sugar
2 1/2 cups
Brown Sugar
1/2 cup
Brown Sugar
Vegetable Oil
3/4 cup
Vegetable Oil
Buttermilk
1 1/4 cups
Carrot
2 cups
Carrots, shredded
Pineapple
1 1/2 cups
Pineapples, finely chopped
Coconut Flakes
1/2 cup
Pecans
1 cup
Pecans, chopped
Light Corn Syrup
1 Tbsp
Light Corn Syrup
Nutrition Per Serving
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Calories
1151
Fat
58.3 g
Protein
8.4 g
Carbs
155.1 g
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step 1
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (180 degrees C).
step 2
Prepare 2 or 3, 9 inch bake pans by spraying with non stick spray and lining with parchment paper. Spray the paper as well. Set aside.
step 3
In a medium mixing bowl, using a spoon, stir together the All-Purpose Flour (2 cups), Baking Soda (2 tsp), Salt (as needed), Ground Cinnamon (2 tsp), Ground Nutmeg (as needed), Ground Ginger (as needed), and Ground Allspice (as needed).
step 4
In a larger separate bowl, whisk together the Eggs (3), Granulated Sugar (1 1/2 cups), Brown Sugar (1/2 cup), Vegetable Oil (3/4 cup), Buttermilk (3/4 cup), and Vanilla Extract (2 tsp) until smooth. Gradually add the flour mixture into the wet mixture, stirring until just blended. Do not over mix.
step 4 In a larger separate bowl, whisk together the Eggs (3), Granulated Sugar (1 1/2 cups), Brown Sugar (1/2 cup), Vegetable Oil (3/4 cup), Buttermilk (3/4 cup), and Vanilla Extract (2 tsp) until smooth. Gradually add the flour mixture into the wet mixture, stirring until just blended. Do not over mix.
step 5
Gently fold in the Carrots (2 cups), Pineapples (1 1/2 cups), Coconut Flakes (1/2 cup) and Pecans (1 cup). Stir until combined. Evenly pour the cake into the prepared cake pans. Bake at 350 for approximately 30 minutes.
step 5 Gently fold in the Carrots (2 cups), Pineapples (1 1/2 cups), Coconut Flakes (1/2 cup) and Pecans (1 cup). Stir until combined. Evenly pour the cake into the prepared cake pans. Bake at 350 for approximately 30 minutes.
step 6
In a large sauce pan, combine Granulated Sugar (1 cup), Salted Butter (1/2 cup), Buttermilk (1/2 cup), Light Corn Syrup (1 Tbsp), Baking Soda (2 tsp) except the vanilla. Stir and bring to a boil. Stir constantly and cook for 5 minutes. Remove from heat and stir in the Vanilla Extract (1 tsp).
step 7
When the cake is done, remove from oven. Evenly pour the Buttermilk Glaze over each layer. Allow to cool for 15 minutes in the pan. Carefully remove and allow the cake layers to cool completely.
step 7 When the cake is done, remove from oven. Evenly pour the Buttermilk Glaze over each layer. Allow to cool for 15 minutes in the pan. Carefully remove and allow the cake layers to cool completely.
step 8
Frost with Very Best Cream Cheese Frosting. Serve and enjoy!
step 8 Frost with Very Best Cream Cheese Frosting. Serve and enjoy!
Tags
Shellfish-Free
Vegetarian
Dessert
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