Copycat Recipes




Sara Lee's Carrot Square Cake
Ingredients:
Amount Measure Ingredient -- Preparation Method


Cooking Directions:
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2 eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla
6 ounces oil
1 teaspoon salt
1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
2 teaspoons cinnamon
1 cup sugar
1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
1 cup finely-grated carrots
1 cup walnuts -- well chopped
1/2 cup light raisins -- (optional)
=== CREAM CHEESE ICING ===
6 ounces cream cheese -- softened
1/4 pound butter
1 pound powdered sugar
1 1/2 teaspoons orange extract
1 teaspoon Spice Island orange peel
1 tablespoon light corn syrup or pancake syrup
1 tablespoon cornstarch or flour

Combine first 8 ingredients with electric mixer on medium-high. Beat 3
minutes scraping down sides of bowl often. Remove beaters. Stir in last
3 ingredients.

Grease and flour 9-inch square pan. Spread batter evenly in pan. Bake at
325 degrees about 50 minutes.

Cool in pan about 30 minutes. Frost with Cream Cheese Frosting and
sprinkle with additional walnuts.

Icing: Cream the cream cheese with the butter until light and fluffy,
using medium-high speed of electric mixer. Add half of the sugar,
increasing speed to high. Add extract, syrup and peel and beat about 1
minute. Scrape down sides of bowl often. Resume beating adding remaining
powdered sugar. Beat smooth. Frost sides and top of cake.

This recipe yields ?? servings.




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