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Lynn's Carrot Cake

Rated as 4.7 out of 5 Stars

"A special carrot cake with chocolate and pineapple. This is great with the coconut cream cheese frosting."
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1 h servings 859
Original recipe yields 12 servings (1 - 3 layer 9 inch round cake)


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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour three 9 inch round cake pans.
  2. In a medium bowl, stir together the flour, sugar, baking soda, salt and cocoa, set aside. In another bowl, stir together the eggs, vanilla and oil. Stir in the dry ingredients until they are completely absorbed. Fold in the carrots and pineapple. Pour the batter evenly between the three prepared pans.
  3. Bake for 30 minutes in the preheated oven, until a toothpick inserted comes out clean. To make the frosting, combine the cream cheese, butter and confectioners sugar in a medium bowl. Beat until smooth, then stir in the coconut and nuts. Frost cake when cool.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 859 calories; 51.4 97.6 8.3 103 560 Full nutrition

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This is an excellent cake recipe that makes moist, delicious muffins. I substituted 1 cup of Splenda Granular for 1 cup of the sugar, and I replaced 1 cup of the oil with 1 cup of unsweetened a...

I made this for my daughter's birthday. It was moist and really good. I used an Italian Cream Cheese Frosting recipe that I have been using for a long time. I will make it again.

This cake is moist and delicious. One little change: I used 1 cup of oil and 1/2 cup orange juice instead of the 1 1/2 cup oil. Also used chocolate fudge icing. But it's good enough to serve...

This is a great recipe. I used the full can of crushed pineapple (364ml). And I took the advice of others here and used 1 cup if oil and 1/2 cup of orange juice. I also used a tube pan. Excel...

My husband wanted chocolate carrot cake for his birthday but as we are in the process of moving, I couldn't find my cook book with the recipe. This was pretty close to what I used, but not quit...

This was AWESOME! The pineapple keeps it VERY moist, maybe a little too much so. Next time I will THOUROUGHLY drain and dry the pineapple before incorporating into the recipe. Other than that...

This is the best carrot cake Ever! My family requests it every easter. It's super moist and this chocolate cake version makes it extra speciala and a must try. My hat is off to Lynn. Try thi...

My girlfriend gave this recipe to me a few years ago and it is the best I've ever had. I like to make four layers with the cake so you get a bit of icing in every bite.

a nice change from the usual carrot cake