Rating: 4 stars
10 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 5
  • 4 star values: 2
  • 3 star values: 3
  • 2 star values: 0
  • 1 star values: 0

I have had many carrot cakes in my time, but this one just hit the spot for me. My niece loved this cake so much that she asked for the recipe and made this one for her husband's birthday. She tried others which were good, but none like this one.

Recipe Summary

Servings:
18
Yield:
9 x 13 inch cake
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Ingredients

18
Original recipe yields 18 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Stir together the flours, baking powder, cinnamon, and salt.

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  • In a large bowl, cream the butter or margarine with the sugars. Beat in the eggs, and then the citrus peels and juices. Stir in the carrots. Beat the flour mixture into the carrot mixture. Stir in the walnuts and raisins. Turn the batter into a greased and floured tube pan.

  • Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees) for about 90 minutes, or until it tests done with a toothpick. Transfer to a rack to cool.

Nutrition Facts

347 calories; protein 5.5g; carbohydrates 48.9g; fat 16g; cholesterol 68.4mg; sodium 196.8mg. Full Nutrition
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