DIY Recipe: The Best BEST Carrot Cake

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BEST Carrot Cake.

BEST Carrot Cake You can have BEST Carrot Cake using 27 ingredients and 10 steps. Here is how you cook that.

Ingredients of BEST Carrot Cake

  1. Prepare of ~CAKE BATTER~.
  2. Prepare of all-purpose flour.
  3. Prepare of baking soda.
  4. Prepare of salt.
  5. It’s of ground cinnamon.
  6. Prepare of eggs.
  7. Prepare of sugar.
  8. It’s of vegetable oil.
  9. It’s of buttermilk.
  10. You need of vanilla extract.
  11. It’s of grated carrot.
  12. Prepare of (8-ounce) can crushed pineapple, drained.
  13. You need of (3 1/2-ounce) can flaked coconut.
  14. You need of chopped pecans or walnuts (I used a 1/2 cup of each) Also have about a 1 cup of nuts to decorate over cake.
  15. Prepare of ~BUTTERMILK GLAZE~.
  16. Prepare of sugar.
  17. It’s of baking soda.
  18. You need of buttermilk.
  19. It’s of butter or margarine.
  20. You need of light corn syrup.
  21. It’s of vanilla extract.
  22. You need of ~CREAM CHEESE FROSTING~.
  23. It’s of butter or margarine, softened.
  24. You need of (8-ounce) package cream cheese, softened.
  25. It’s of (3-ounce) package cream cheese, softened.
  26. Prepare of sifted powdered sugar.
  27. It’s of vanilla extract.

BEST Carrot Cake step by step

  1. ☆CAKE☆.
  2. Line 3 (9-inch) round cakepans with wax paper or parchment paper; lightly grease and flour paper. Set pans aside..
  3. Stir together first 4 ingredients..
  4. Beat eggs and next 4 ingredients at medium speed with an electric mixer until smooth. Add flour mixture, beating at low speed until blended. Fold in carrot and next 3 ingredients. Pour batter into prepared cakepans..
  5. Bake at 350° for 25 to 30 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Drizzle Buttermilk Glaze evenly over layers; cool in pans on wire racks 15 minutes. Remove from pans, and cool completely on wire racks. Spread Cream Cheese Frosting between layers and on top and sides of cake..
  7. ●Bring first 5 ingredients to a boil in large saucepan over medium – high heat. Boil, stirring often, 4 minutes. Remove from heat, stir in vanilla.●.
  9. ●Beat butter and cream cheese at medium speed with an electric mixer until creamy. Add sifted powdered sugar and vanilla; beat until smooth.●.
  10. For your finishing touches; you can chop 1 cup of a mixture of pecan and walnut pieces and sprinkle atop and on the sides of the cake..

recipe by angela.walston @cookpad