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Stuttering Shell: a serving of veggies.

Wednesday, April 7, 2010

a serving of veggies.

i've told y'all about pat before.

i don't know who pat is, but i love pat. i love pat for sharing her {or could pat be a dude, i don't know} award winning carrot cake recipe on all recipes.

i used this recipe twice in the past week - once for a bake sale at work benefiting relay for life & once {for work} just because. i didn't bake a cake, however. instead, i made cupcakes* and not a 10" bundt cake** as the recipe calls.

behold, the beautiful crackberry photo {because i still haven't fixed my camera yet}:

for the carrot cake recipe, click here {i'm too hopped up on allergy meds lazy to type it out for you}. i did add some nutmeg & pumpkin pie spice to the recipe...just a dash of each.

as for the cream cheese frosting, yea, that is homemade, too. i used this recipe {again, from all recipes} and it hasn't failed me yet. my only advice is to whip, whip, whip the cream cheese first & then add the butter in small chunks. whipping the mess out of it makes a lighter, more enjoyable frosting in my opinion.

y'all this is a good carrot cake/cream cheese frosting combo. every time i've baked this cake, i've heard nothing but wonderful things. people love it. even people who don't like pecans or coconut {yes, both are in the cake} like this cake.

bake it. you know you wanna.

*the batter makes approximately 36 'regular' cupcakes or 24 'regular' cupcakes and 24 'mini' cupcakes.
** if you don't want to make a bundt cake or don't have a bundt pan, this batter makes a lovely two-layer 9" round cake.

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Blogger Katie said...

Its a serving of veggies! Ha! I love it! Thanks for sharing!

Apr 7, 2010, 8:51:00 AM  
Blogger ...::Mrs. Southern Bride::... said...

MMM...those look DEVINE. Please send one through twitter! ;-)


Apr 7, 2010, 9:35:00 AM  
Blogger Trish said...

This looks absolutely divine! Cream cheese frosting MMMMMMMM ;)

Apr 7, 2010, 10:11:00 AM  
Blogger Classy Fab Sarah said...

I am DYING for one of these!! Hope your allergies feel better soon....

Apr 7, 2010, 6:32:00 PM  

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