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Indulge in Homemade Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Icing 🥕🍰 by Top Real Estate Agent, Lainie Eilenberger

Welcome to my kitchen, where I'm excited to share one of my favorite recipes with you – homemade carrot cake with luscious cream cheese icing. This classic dessert is perfect for any occasion, whether it's a family gathering, a special celebration, or simply a sweet treat to enjoy with a cup of coffee.


Ingredients:


For the Carrot Cake:


  • 2 cups all-purpose flour

  • 2 tsp baking powder

  • 1 ½ tsp baking soda

  • 1 tsp salt

  • 2 tsp ground cinnamon

  • 1 ½ cups granulated sugar

  • 1 cup vegetable oil

  • 4 large eggs

  • 2 cups grated carrots

  • 1 cup crushed pineapple, drained

  • 1 cup chopped walnuts or pecans (optional)

For the Cream Cheese Icing:


  • 8 oz cream cheese, softened

  • ½ cup unsalted butter, softened

  • 4 cups powdered sugar

  • 1 tsp vanilla extract

Directions:


  1. Preheat the Oven: Preheat to 350°F (175°C). Grease and flour two 9-inch round cake pans.

  2. Mix Dry Ingredients: Whisk flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, and cinnamon in a large bowl.

  3. Combine Wet Ingredients: Mix sugar, oil, and eggs until smooth. Gradually add dry ingredients, stirring until combined.

  4. Fold in Carrots and Pineapple: Fold in carrots, pineapple, and nuts (optional) until evenly distributed.

  5. Bake the Cake: Divide batter between pans. Bake for 25-30 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted comes out clean. Cool completely.

  6. Prepare the Cream Cheese Icing: Beat cream cheese and butter until creamy. Gradually add powdered sugar and vanilla, beating until smooth.

  7. Assemble the Cake: Spread icing between layers and over top and sides of cake.

  8. Decorate and Serve: Garnish with nuts or shredded carrots. Slice and enjoy!

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Exquisite homemade carrot cake with cream cheese icing, topped with chopped walnuts and carrot shreds, showcasing the rich culinary traditions of Lubbock and West Texas, brought to you by Lainie Eilenberger.
Satisfy your craving for sweetness and warmth with my favorite homemade carrot cake, a taste of the hospitality and comfort that Lubbock and West Texas have to offer. Let's find your dream home where you can create such delightful memories. 🍰🏡 #CarrotCakeRecipe #CreamCheeseIcing #LubbockRealEstate #DreamHome #LainieEilenberger


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