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Carrot Cake

Cake Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups vegetable oil
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 2 cups flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3 cups grated carrots
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts
  • Cream cheese icing (see below)


Preheat oven to 350°F.

In a large bowl, blend together the oil and sugar. Beat in the eggs, then add the dry ingredients and mix well. Add the grated carrots and walnuts and mix until well blended.

For a two-layer cake, pour into greased 8 or 9-inch cake pans and bake for 25 minutes. For a sheet cake, pour the batter into a greased 9x13-inch pan and bake for 1 hour. Cool, then cover with cream cheese icing.

Cream Cheese Icing

  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) margarine, softened
  • 8 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 1 pound confectioners' sugar
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract

Cream together all the ingredients until smooth.

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