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Super Moist Carrot Cake Recipe

Using only the freshest quality ingredients ensures deliciously moist carrot cakes.
In this case, fresh carrots grated with a hand grater delivers that super moist and sweet cake.

Best Carrot Cake with Lemon Butter Frosting, green pottery plate

4 cups Peeled and grated carrots
1 1/2 cups Coarsely ground nuts
1 cup Dark raisins
2 cups Flour
1 Tablespoon Cinnamon
1 tsp Ground cloves
2 tsp Baking soda
1 tsp Salt
4 Eggs
1 cup Oil
1 cup Granulated sugar
1 cup Firmly packed brown sugar
1 Tablespoon Pure vanilla

Oven Temp 350°
Baking Time ~ 45 -
Pan Type ~ 9 x 13 inch cake pan
Preheat oven, spray cake pan with non-stick vegetable spray.

Cream the sugar, oil and eggs together.
Add moist carrots. Add remaining ingredients and mix well.
Pour super moist carrot cake batter into prepared cake pan and bake.
Remove moist carrot cake from oven and let cool.

Frost with Lemon Butter Frosting

16 Servings
Nutrition facts:
Serving Size 114 g
Calories 394
Calories from Fat 195
Total Fat 21.6g 33%
Saturated Fat 3.0g 15%
Cholesterol 41mg 14%
Sodium 431mg 18%
Total Carbohydrates 47.0g 16%
Dietary Fiber 3.0g 12%
Sugars 28.8g
Protein 5.8g
Vitamin A 93% • Vitamin C 3% • Calcium 4% • Iron 10%

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Suppling Tips for Healthy Homemade Cakes

When Baking with Butter:

Room temperature butter in the cake batter is one of the biggest cake baking mistakes. In fact, butter must be below 68° to trap air molecules and build structure. Otherwise, the fat will liquefy and the cake will be flat. To get “cool” butter, cut the chilled butter into chunks and let it sit in a bowl for 5 minutes before beating.

When Mixing Cake Batter:

You cannot over beat the eggs, sugar and butter, but you can over beat the flour. If you do, gluten will form and you will be making a quick bread instead of layer cake. Beat the flour just until there are no visible signs of dry flour, but not until the batter is completely smooth.

Cake Flour:

Cake flour is milled from soft wheat that has a lower gluten content and higher starch content than all-purpose flour. It helps to ensure a fluffy texture in cakes and pastries. A substitute for cake flour is to use all-purpose flour, but reduce the amount by 2 tablespoons per cup.

Green Food:

The food choices that we make every day have a profound effect on the environment. From farm to spoon, growing our food, processing it and transporting it all use tremendous amounts of energy, water and chemicals. By making just a few small changes in our eating and buying habits, we can greatly reduce this impact. When we eat green, we help the environment by reducing global warming pollution and help ourselves by eating fresh and healthy food. Eat local from farmers in your own neighborhood!