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Carrot Cake

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  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 1/3 cups canola oil
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 2 1/2 cups flour (plus 1 T)
  • 2 tsp. baking soda
  • 2 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp. ginger
  • 1/4 tsp. nutmeg
  • 1 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1 cup raisins
  • 1 cup chopped pecans
  • 1 lb. carrots (peeled and grated)
  • 1/2 cup crushed pineapple (drained)
  • 1 pkg. cream cheese (I used 1/3 less fat, at room temperature)
  • 1 cup unsalted butter (at room temperature)
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 4 Tbsp. milk
  • 1 lb. powdered sugar
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    Ratliff a year ago
    This recipe is amazing. I did add coconut to it.
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    Chrisna Rex 2 years ago
    Really gorgeous! Grated some Granny Smith apples to replace the shredded pineapple, which I didn’t have. Will definitely make it again.
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    Deb Hughes 2 years ago
    Absolutely wonderful recipe! I will never look for another Carrot cake recipe again!
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    Donna Hart 2 years ago
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    Mike 2 years ago
    It’s easy & I can’t wait to eat a piece of it. Made it for my husband & my mom. There birthdays are just days apart.
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    Marsya 4 years ago
    Yummy!! I would make it again
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    Barbee 4 years ago
    Best carrot cake EVER!!!!
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    Leta Bridgeman 5 years ago
    Really nice, I changed it up a bit, loved the recommended spices for that extra oomph.