Spicy Applesauce Carrot Cake With Walnuts
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Ingredients
  • 2 & ¾ cups flour
  • 3 teas baking soda
  • 1 teas salt
  • 3 teas cinnamon
  • 1 teas nutmeg
  • ¼ to ½ teas ground ginger
  • 4 eggs at room temperature
  • ¾ cup vegetable oil
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 teas pure vanilla extract
  • 14 oz container of all natural applesauce
  • 3 cups shredded carrots, I do mine on medium grate
  • 1 cup raisins (optional)
  • 1 cup chopped nuts, pecans or walnuts
Instructions
  1. Sift together the first 6 ingredients in a large bowl and set aside.
  2. In another large bowl, beat the eggs to combine.
  3. Add the oil, sugar, vanilla and applesauce and mix well.
  4. Stir in the carrots and mix.
  5. Add egg mixture to the flour mixture and stir just to combine.
  6. Fold in the raisins and nuts.
  7. Pour into 2, 9-inch greased and floured cake pans or 1, 9 X 13 pan, again greased and floured.
  8. Bake in a 350 degree oven for about 35 to 45 minutes depending on pans used or until cake tests done.
  9. Cool for 10 minutes in pans on wire racks and remove to cool completely before adding your favorite cream cheese icing..........
Recipe by Cooking With Mama at http://cooking-with-mama.com/2015/04/07/spicy-applesauce-carrot-cake-with-walnuts/