Carrot Cake


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Recipe name: Carrot Cake

Recipe by: Chef John V., A Good Cooking Recipe!

Serving size: 1- 8 x 11 inch baking pan

Preparation time: about 1 hour and 30 minutes


4 large eggs
1 1/2 cups sugar
1 tablespoon cinnamon
1 teaspoon salt
1 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1 tablespoon baking powder
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 1/2 cup vegetable oil
2 cups flour
2 cups carrots, shredded
3/4 cup crushed pineapple
1/2 cup walnuts, chopped


In a large mixing bowl, combine eggs and sugar, mixing well. Add cinnamon, salt, baking soda, baking powder and vanilla. Mix well. Add oil, then flour, one cup at a time. Mix well. Stir in the carrots, pineapple and nuts.

Preheat your oven to 350 degrees F. Grease and flour an 8 x 11 inch baking pan. Fill with batter. Bake for 35-40 minutes. Cool for twenty minutes, then turn out on a wire cake rack to cool completely.

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