Carrot Cake I

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This recipe makes a sumptuous carrot cake with cinnamon accents and a homemade cream cheese glaze.

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Servings:
12
Yield:
1 bundt cake

Ingredients

  • 3 cups grated carrots

  • 4 eggs

  • 1 ¼ cups vegetable oil

  • 2 cups white sugar

  • 2 cups sifted all-purpose flour

  • 2 teaspoons baking powder

  • 2 teaspoons baking soda

  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • ½ teaspoon ground nutmeg

  • 1 cup golden raisins

  • 1 ¼ cups confectioners' sugar

  • 1 (3 ounce) package cream cheese

  • 1 tablespoon light corn syrup

  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract

Directions

  1. Beat together the eggs, oil, and white sugar. Blend mixture for thirty seconds.

  2. Sift together flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt and spices. Add the carrots and raisins. Pour egg mixture into dry ingredients, and mix well.

  3. Pour batter into well greased 10 inch tube or bundt pan. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) oven for 60 to 70 minutes. Cool cake on wire rack, and then refrigerate until completely cooled.

  4. To make Cream Cheese Glaze: Blend together confectioners' sugar, cream cheese, corn syrup, and vanilla. Spread over cooled cake.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

559 Calories
27g Fat
76g Carbs
6g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 559
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 27g 35%
Saturated Fat 5g 26%
Cholesterol 70mg 23%
Sodium 551mg 24%
Total Carbohydrate 76g 28%
Dietary Fiber 2g 7%
Total Sugars 55g
Protein 6g
Vitamin C 2mg 10%
Calcium 81mg 6%
Iron 2mg 10%
Potassium 234mg 5%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.