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Authentic Carrot Cake

Prep:
20 m
Cook:
1 h 40 m
Ready in:
2 h 0 m
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INGREDIENTS
Servings: 15
Eggs
3
Buttermilk
¾ cup
Vegetable oil
¾ cup
White sugar
1 ½ cups
Vanilla extract
2 tsp.
Ground cinnamon
2 tsp.
Salt
¼ tsp.
All-purpose flour
2 cups
Baking soda
2 tsp.
Carrots
2 cups, shredded
Flaked coconut
1 cup
Walnuts
1 cup, chopped
Pineapple with juice
1 (8 oz.) can, crushed
Raisins
1 cup
DIRECTIONS
  1. Heat the oven to 350° F/175° C/Gas Mark 4. Take a 8x12 inch pan, grease and dredge flour over it.
  2. Combine flour, baking soda, salt, and cinnamon in a medium-sized bowl and set the mixture aside.
  3. Mix eggs, buttermilk, oil, sugar, and vanilla in a large bowl. Then add the flour mixture and stir well.
  4. In a separate medium-sized bowl combine all the remaining ingredients (from carrots to raisins) and add the mixture to batter using a large wooden spoon. Fold in well.
  5. Pour the batter into the pan and bake for 1 hour checking if the cake is ready with a toothpick.
  6. Let it cool for at least 20 minutes, top it with a thick layer of cream cheese frosting, and serve.
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