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Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

Guaranteed to get rave reviews and requests for 2nd helpings. Easy to make; fun to decorate; beautiful to look at; and absolutely WONDERFUL to eat!

9x13 cake OR 2 round layers 2 cups sugar

1 1/2 cups vegetable oil
4 eggs
3 cups grated carrots
1 1/2 cups broken walnuts
2 cups plain flour
1 tsp salt
2 tsp soda
2 tsp cinnamon

Preheat oven to 300. Spray cake pan with Pam. Line cake pan with parchment paper and spray paper with Pam. In a large bowl, combine sugar, oil, eggs. Whisk well and set aside.In a separate bowl, mix together flour, salt, soda, and cinnamon. Add to the sugar/oil/egg mixture. Stir to combine dry & wet ingredients. Add carrots & walnuts.

Pour into prepared pan. Bake at 300 for 50 - 55 minutes. Cool on rack. Remove from pan; cool thoroughly and prepare to frost.

Cream Cheese Frosting

12 oz cream cheese, softened
1 1/2 boxes powdered sugar
3/4 stick butter, melted
1 1/2 tsp vanilla

Mix together all ingredients with an electric mixer until smooth. Use about 3/4 of the frosting to frost the cake. Divide the remaining frosting into 2 batches. Use food color to color 1 batch green and the other batch orange. Decorate the cake with orange carrots and green stems

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