Cakes

Pat's Carrot Cake

2
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1-1/4 cup oil
2 cups granulated sugar
2 cups sifted flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
2 teaspoons cinnamon
1 teaspoon salt
4 eggs
3 cups grated carrots
1 cup finely chopped pecans
Cream Cheese Frosting and/or Orange Glaze
Cream cheese icing:
2 (8 ounce) packages cream cheese, softened
½ cup butter, softened
2 cups sifted confectioners’ sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
Orange Glaze
¼ cup corn starch
½ teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon lemon juice
2 Tablespoons zested orange peel
1 cup fresh orange juice
1 cup granulated sugar
2 Tablespoons butter
Combine oil and sugar, mix well. Sift together remaining dry ingredients. Sift half of dry ingredients into sugar mixture and blend. Add remaining dry ingredients, alternating with eggs, mixing well after...
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Nutritions

Calories
788

Sodium
604mg
25% DV

Fat
44g
68% DV

Protein
8g
16% DV

Carbs
84g
28% DV

Fiber
4g
19% DV

Skip store-bought cans, because you can't beat the sweet, savory and smoky taste of homemade baked beans with bacon and molasses. The old-fashioned beans cook slowly in the oven for hours, developing a rich, thick sauce. Baked beans from scratch are the perfect side dish for your next cookout or potluck, and a simple lunch or dinner entrée when paired with cornbread or Boston brown bread!

1 lb. dried navy or Great Northern beans
1/2 lb. bacon
1 medium onion
1/2 c ketchup
3/4 c molasses
2 T apple cider vinegar
2 t dry mustard
2 c chicken broth
kosher salt and black pepper
8
  • Place beans in a large bowl or pot. Cover with water by 2 inches. Cover and let stand overnight. Drain and rinse the beans.
  • Place the beans in a large pot and cover with fresh water (about 1...
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Nutritions

Calories
461

Sodium
983mg
40% DV

Fat
12g
19% DV

Protein
13g
26% DV

Carbs
73g
24% DV

Fiber
8g
34% DV