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Carrot Cake

http://www.bettycrocker.com/recipes/carrot-cake

Prep
Cook
Serves 12people
Ingredients
cake
1 1/2
cup granulated sugar
1
cup vegetable oil
3
eggs
2
cup Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
2
tsp ground cinnamon
1
tsp baking soda
1
tsp vanilla
1
/2
tsp salt
3
cup shredded carrots (5 medium)
1
cup coarsely chopped walnuts
cream cheese frosting
1
package (8 oz) cream cheese, softened
1
/4
cup butter or margarine, softened
2
to 3 teaspoons milk
1
tsp vanilla
4
cup powdered sugar
nutmeg, if desired
Directions
1.
Heat oven to 350°F. Grease bottom and sides of one 13x9-inch pan or two 8-inch or 9-inch round pans with shortening; lightly flour. In large bowl, beat granulated sugar, oil and eggs with electric mixer on low speed about 30 seconds or until blended. Add flour, cinnamon, baking soda, 1 teaspoon vanilla and the salt; beat on low speed 1 minute. Stir in carrots and nuts. Pour into pan(s).
2.
2 Bake 13x9-inch pan 40 to 45 minutes, round pans 30 to 35 minutes, or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool rectangle in pan on cooling rack. Cool rounds 10 minutes; remove from pans to cooling rack. Cool completely, about 1 hour.
3.
3 In medium bowl, beat cream cheese, butter, milk and vanilla with electric mixer on low speed until smooth. Gradually beat in powdered sugar, 1 cup at a time, on low speed until smooth and spreadable. Frost 13x9-inch cake or fill and frost round layers with frosting. Sprinkle nutmeg on frosted cake, if desired. Store in refrigerator.

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