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Carrot Cake

Easy and delicious without being too sweet.

Preheat oven to 325,
Grease a 13x9 baking pan.

3/4 c sugar
1 cup grated carrot
1 cup currants
1 tsp cinnamon
1 tsp grated nutmeg**
1 tsp ground cloves
1 1/2 cups water
3 Tbl margarine
Combine in small sauce pan. Bring to boil.
Reduce heat and simmer 5 minutes.

Pour into mixing bowl and cool to lukewarm.

2 cups flour
2 tsp baking soda
1/4 tsp salt
Mix together, then add to cooled raisin/carrot mixture. Mix well.

1 c chopped walnutsStir in. Batter will be quite stiff.

Transfer batter to greased 13x9 pan. Bake for 1 hour at 325, or until tooth pick comes out clean.

** freshly grated nutmeg is best, but can be replaced by purchased ground nutmeg.

Connie Clark


Island County Beach Watchers <-- 2016 --> Sound Water Stewards of Island County