I Need A Good Carrot Cake And Cream Cheese Filling Recipe

Baking By mareg Updated 15 Jul 2009 , 1:16pm by alene

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mareg Posted 14 Jul 2009 , 5:30am
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Has anybody got a good moist recipe for these? I need one for this weeked. Thanks bunches!!

I looked on cc but I'd like to know if any of you have tried them.

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alene Posted 15 Jul 2009 , 1:16pm
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This is the one I use. Very good.

4 eggs
1 1/4 cups vegetable oil
1 cup white sugar
1 cup brown sugar
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
2 cups all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons baking soda
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
3 cups grated carrots
1 cup chopped pecans

Cream Cheese Frosting

1/2 cup butter, softened
8 ounces cream cheese, softened
4 cups confectioners' sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 cup chopped pecans

Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour 3 9" pans.
In a large bowl, beat together eggs, oil, sugars and 2 teaspoons vanilla. Mix in flour, baking soda, baking powder, salt and cinnamon. Stir in carrots. Fold in pecans. Pour into prepared pans.
Bake in the preheated oven for 40 to 50 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean. Let cool in pan for 10 minutes, then turn out onto a wire rack and cool completely.
To Make Frosting: In a medium bowl, combine butter, cream cheese, confectioners' sugar and 1 teaspoon vanilla. Beat until the mixture is smooth and creamy. Stir in chopped pecans. Frost the cooled cake.

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