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Greystone Classic Carrot Cake

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“This is a luscious recipe from the famous Greystone Bakery Cookbook. Studded with raisins, walnuts and lemon zest; this recipe is a little different and very very good! Carrot cake being my favorite, I enjoy trying all the recipes I can find...I think you'll like this one too!”

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Butter and lightly flour two 8-inch cake pans.
  3. Mix together sugar, oil, buttermilk, honey, and eggs in the large bowl of a mixer.
  4. Beat until light.
  5. Sift together flour, cinnamon, salt and baking soda.
  6. Add this gradually to the egg mixture.
  7. Stir in lemon zest, grated carrots, raisins, and walnuts.
  8. Pour into prepared pans; distribute evenly.
  9. Bake for 30-35 minutes.
  10. Center will spring back when lightly pressed.
  11. Turn onto rack to cool.
  12. While cakes are cooling; prepare frosting.
  13. For icing: Mix all ingredients well and chill 1 hour before frosting the cake.

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