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Just because it has a lot of ingredients does not mean that it is hard. Make sure you have every thing you need. This is by far the best carrot cake that I have ever had and I am sure you will enjoy it too. If you don't have a mixer, or hand mixer just use a wooden spoon and stir it by hand.

Carrot Cake Ingredients

Carrot Cake Ingredients

Carrot Cake Ingredients

This recipe calls for:

2 Cups Sugar

1 Cup Corn Oil

3 Eggs

1 Can Crushed Pineapple (15oz) (Do not drain)

2 Cups Grated Carrots

2 Cups White Raisins

1 teaspoon Vanilla Extract

2 Cups Toasted pecans (click here for: how to roast pecans)

3 Cups Flour

2 teaspoons Baking Powder

1 teaspoon Salt

1 teaspoon Cinnamon

1 teaspoon Baking Soda

Carrot Cake Equipment

Carrot Cake Equipment

Carrot Cake Equipment

For this recipe you will need:

Cake Pan (You don't have to have the one in the picture, but I think it is the best type for this cake if you have one.)

Mixer, or Hand Mixer

Grater

Measuring Cups

Measuring Spoons

Spatula

Pam non-stick cooking spray

Cooling Rack

Mixing Carrot Cake

Mixing Carrot Cake

First Step: Mixing Carrot Cake

Mix together until well blended:

2 Cups Sugar

1 Cup Corn Oil

3 Eggs

1 Can Pineapple (15oz)

2 Cups Grated Carrots

2 Cups White Raisins

1 teaspoon Vanilla Extract

2 Cups Toasted pecans

Pre-heat oven to 350F

Adding Dry Ingredients To Carrot Cake

Adding Dry Ingredients To Carrot Cake

Second Step: Adding Dry Ingredients

Next mix together on a paper plate:

3 Cups Flour

2 teaspoons Baking Powder

1 teaspoon Salt

1 teaspoon Cinnamon

1 teaspoon Baking Soda

Then add them slowly to your mixture

Spraying Carrot Cake Pan

Carrot Cake Batter

Baking Carrot Cake

Third Step: Baking Carrot Cake

Spray your cake pan with cooking spray, make sure you cover all the inside of the cake pan.

Then pour the cake batter into the cake pan and bake in a preheated 350 degree oven for 1 hour.

cutting edge

cutting edge

Fourth Step: Cutting loose

Take a knife and cut the edge of the cake loose from the pan around the outside and around the center stem.

shakingFlipping

Cooling

Removing From Cake Pan

Fifth Step: Removing Carrot Cake

Shake the cake back and forth until it seems to be detached form the pan.

Now put a cooling rack on top of the cake and then flip it over.

Remove the cake pan and let the carrot cake cool.

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