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Carrot Spice Cake


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Ingredients

Cake:

2 c Flour
2 c Sugar
1 tsp Baking powder
1 tsp Baking soda
1 tsp Cinnamon
1/2 tsp Ginger
1/2 tsp Nutmeg
1/4 tsp Cloves
3 c Peeled and Finely chopped Carrots
1 c Extra Virgin Olive Oil (or applesauce for low fat)
4 eggs

Frosting:

6oz Cream Cheese
1/2c softened butter
2tsp vanilla
4-5c Powder Sugar
Finely chopped carrot for garnish


Instructions

Sift dry ingredients in a bowl.

In mixing bowl beat eggs, then add oil and carrot.

Slowly add dry ingredients in increments, beating well in between.

Pour into 2 greased and floured 9 in round pans and bake in 350 oven for about 30 min. If unsure, prick center of cake with toothpick, if it comes out clean the cake is done. Cool on wire racks about ten minutes then removed from pan and cool completely on rack.

For frosting:

Cream butter with wire whip then add cream cheese and vanilla and continue to beat till fluffy.

Add powdered sugar incrementally to 4 cups then in smaller increments to desired frosting consistency.

Only frost when cake is fully cooled, then garnish with remaining carrot and/or design and refrigerate to set.

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