What Is the Recipe for the World's Best Carrot Cake?


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The recipe for the World's Best Carrot Cake, according to About.com, calls for flour, salt, baking powder, baking soda and sugar, as well as cinnamon, ground ginger, eggs and butter. After adding carrots, pineapple, pecans and walnuts, frost it with a cream cheese mixture.

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What Is the Recipe for the World's Best Carrot Cake?
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Make the world's best carrot cake by mixing together the dry ingredients, which include 2 cups of all-purpose flour, 1 teaspoon of salt, 2 teaspoons of baking powder and 1 teaspoon of baking soda. Season with 2 teaspoons of cinnamon and 1/2 teaspoon of ground ginger. In another bowl, whisk together 2 cups of sugar, 4 eggs and 1 1/4 cups of vegetable oil, then stir in 1/4 cup of melted butter, 2 cups of raw grated carrots, an 8-ounce can of drained crushed pineapple, 1/2 cup of chopped pecans and 1/2 cup of chopped walnuts. Gradually stir the flour mixture into the batter.

Pour the carrot cake batter into a baking dish, and cook at 350 degrees Fahrenheit for 40 minutes. While the cake bakes, whip 1/2 cup of softened unsalted butter, 8 ounces of softened cream cheese, 1 pound of powdered sugar, 1 tablespoon of milk and 1 teaspoon of vanilla. Wait for the cake to cool completely before frosting.

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