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pirate_girl
05-09-2008, 12:37 PM
Cake:
2 cups sugar
1 cup vegetable oil
4 eggs
2 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
2 cups grated carrots

Mix sugar, oil, and eggs. Sift together flour, salt, baking soda, baking powder, and cinnamon. Add to first mixture and combine. Add carrots and mix well. Pour into a greased and floured (or Bakerís Joyed) pan (Bundt, sheet cake, 9 x 13 Pyrex) and bake until done, 25 to 50 minutes, depending on the pan you use. Cool completely.

Icing:
1 stick (1/4 pound) regular butter, softened
1 package (8 ounce) cream cheese
1 pound powdered sugar
1 cup pecans, chopped finely
2 teaspoons vanilla

In large bowl, cream butter and cream cheese. Add sugar and vanilla and blend, then mix in the nuts. Spread on cooled carrot cake.

Eat. Faint. Repeat as needed.
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terbear1963
05-09-2008, 12:43 PM
Sounds YUMMY!!

Galvatron
05-09-2008, 01:49 PM
Thanks PG will give that a go.:thumb:

Abby
05-09-2008, 02:56 PM
I wonder what it would taste like if you substituted the oil for applesauce? I've noticed quite a few recipes for low cal diets call for the applesauce in place of the oil. I might have to try it. Thanks!:thumb: