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Make Carrot Cake

Carrot Cake

- 2 cups all-purpose flour
- 2 teaspoons baking powder
- 1 teaspoon baking soda
- 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
- 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 cup vegetable oil
- 1 cup granulated sugar
- 2 large eggs
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 2 cups finely grated carrots
- 1/2 cup chopped walnuts (optional)


1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Grease and flour a 9-inch round cake pan.

2. In a medium bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, nutmeg, and salt.

3. In a large bowl, beat together the oil, sugar, eggs, and vanilla until light and fluffy.

4. Gradually add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients and mix until just combined.

5. Fold in the grated carrots and walnuts, if using.

6. Pour the batter into the prepared pan and bake for 30-35 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.

7. Let cool in the pan for 10 minutes before transferring to a wire rack to cool completely. Enjoy!