Delicious Carrot Cake and Cream Cheese Frosting

Delicious Carrot Cake and Cream Cheese Frosting

     This Delicious Carrot Cake and Cream Cheese Frosting will definitely impress your guests!                                              

Delicious Carrot Cake!

  Preheatoven to 350º

2 – 1/2 cups all-purpose flour      

3/4 cup packed light brown sugar

1 cup vegetable oil

1 Tblsp. vanilla extract

3 cups lightly packed shredded carrots

1 cup chopped walnuts

3/4 cup golden raisins

1 can (8 – 1/2 oz) crushed pineapple in juice

2 tsp baking soda

2 tsp ground cinnamon

1 tsp baking powder

1 tsp salt

1/2 tsp ground nutmeg

4 large eggs

1 cup granulated sugar

 

   Line the bottom of two round 9-inch cake pans with parchment paper. Set aside.

In a medium bowl, combine flour, baking soda, cinnamon, baking powder, salt, and nutmeg.

   In a large bowl, with the mixer, beat eggs until blended.  Gradually add sugar, then brown sugar; beat 2 minutes, frequently scraping the bowl with rubber spatula.

 Beat in oil and vanilla. Reduce speed to low; add flour mixture and beat about 1 minute, until smooth, frequently scraping the bowl.

   Fold in carrots, walnuts, raisins and pineapple with juice.

   Pour batter into pans. Bake for about 40 minutes, until a toothpick inserted in center of the cake, comes out clean, with a few moist crumbs attached.  Cool cake completely before frosting with Cream Cheese Frosting, (recipe below).

Cream Cheese Frosting

8 oz cream cheese, softened

8 Tblsp. unsalted butter softened

4 cups powdered sugar

2 tsp vanilla

   In a large bowl, with mixer on low speed, blend the butter and cream cheese together.  

Whip for 8 minutes.

 Add the powdered sugar a cup at a time until blended.

 Add the vanilla and blend, then increase speed to medium.

 Beat 1 minute, or until smooth and fluffy.

 

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Carrot Cake - Moist Delicious!
Cream Cheese Frosting
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Carrot Cake - Moist Delicious!
Cream Cheese Frosting
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Instructions
Cake:
  1. Preheat oven to 350º Line the bottom of two round 9-inch cake pans with parchment paper. Set aside.
  2. In a medium bowl, combine flour, baking soda, cinnamon, baking powder, salt, and nutmeg.
  3. In a large bowl, with the mixer, beat eggs until blended. Gradually add sugar, then brown sugar; beat 2 minutes, frequently scraping the bowl with rubber spatula.
  4. Beat in oil and vanilla. Reduce speed to low; add flour mixture and beat about 1 minute, until smooth, frequently scraping the bowl.
  5. Fold in carrots, walnuts, raisins and pineapple with juice.
  6. Pour batter into pans. Bake for about 40 minutes, until a toothpick inserted in center of the cake, comes out clean, with a few moist crumbs attached. Cool cake completely before frosting with Cream Cheese Frosting, (recipe below).
Cream Cheese Frosting
  1. In a large bowl, with mixer on low speed, blend the butter and cream cheese together. Whip for 8 minutes. Add the powdered sugar a cup at a time until blended. Add the vanilla and blend, then increase speed to medium. Beat 1 minute, or until smooth and fluffy.
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Beef Barbecue

 

Beef Barbecue

3 pounds Beef Chuck Roast

1-1/2 cup Water

1 Onion quartered

2 Celery Tops

1 tsp. Salt

8 Peppercorns

1 Bay Leaf

Place the chuck roast, water, onion, celery tops, salt, peppercorns, and bay leaf into a crockpot and cook on high for 6 hours.

 

Remove the meat from the crockpot and shred.

Strain the broth and pour into a saucepan.

Add:

   1 large  chopped Onion

   1/2 cup chopped Celery

   1/2 cup shredded Carrots

Simmer on the stove top for 15 minutes.

 

Add the following to the broth and vegetables and stir well:

   3 Tblsp. Red Wine Vinegar

   2 Tblsp. Brown Sugar

   4-1/2 Tblsp. Worcestershire

   1-1/2 Tblsp. Dijon Mustard

   1-1/2 Tblsp. Lemon Juice

   1-1/2 cups Catsup

   2 tsp. Salt

   1/2 tsp. Pepper

 

Return the shredded meat to the crock pot.  Pour the broth mixture over the shredded meat and cook for an additional 1/2 hour.

 

Serve on hamburger buns.

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Strain the broth and pour into a saucepan. Add chopped onion, celery, and carrots. Simmer on stove top 15 minutes.
Add the following to the broth and vegetables and stir well:
Course Main Dish
Servings
Ingredients
Strain the broth and pour into a saucepan. Add chopped onion, celery, and carrots. Simmer on stove top 15 minutes.
Add the following to the broth and vegetables and stir well:
Instructions
  1. Return the shredded meat to the crock pot. Pour the broth mixture over the shredded meat and cook for an additional 1/2 hour. Serve on hamburger buns.
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