Best Carrot Cake Ever

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I've made many carrot cakes in my life, and I have loved them all! However, I believe this recipe to the Best I have made! This recipe came from Chow.com. I'm not a big fan of having all the extras in it, I like it plain and simple! This is loaded with carrots and has just the right amount of spice! Of course, the cream cheese frosting makes the cake! -Robin

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2 cups flour
2 tsp. baking soda
2 tsp. baking powder
1/2 tsp. salt
3 tsp. ground cinnamon
1/2 tsp. nutmeg
4 eggs
1 1/4 cup oil
1 cup white sugar
1 cup packed brown sugar
2 tsp. vanilla
3 cups grated carrots (use the largest grater size)
Optional: 1 cup raisins, 1 cup chopped pecans or walnuts. (I didn't use either)
Cream Cheese Frosting:
1- 8 oz. package cream cheese, softened
1/2 cup butter, softened
2 cups powdered sugar
1 tsp. vanilla extract
Preheat the oven to 325 degrees. Lightly grease and flour a 9x13 baking pan. In a large bowl, combine the oil, sugars, vanilla, and eggs together and blend well with a mixer. In a seperate bowl. sift...
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Nutritions

Calories
614

Sodium
387mg
16% DV

Fat
31g
47% DV

Protein
5g
10% DV

Carbs
78g
26% DV

Fiber
3g
13% DV