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Carrot Cake with Cinnamon Cream Cheese Frosting

A classic flavor that never fails to delight, especially with the tasty combination of cinnamon and cream cheese on top. Recipe from Sprinkles!

Cake ingredients
1 ½ C flour
2 tsp cinnamon
½ tsp freshly ground nutmeg (less if dried)
1 tsp baking powder
¼ tsp baking soda
½ tsp salt
1 C brown sugar
¾ C vegetable oil
¼ C buttermilk
2 large eggs
1 tsp vanilla
2 large carrots, finely grated (about 1 ¾ C grated)
1/3 C chopped toasted walnuts (I chopped first, then toasted)

Frosting ingredients
8oz cream cheese
½ C (1 stick) unsalted butter
1/8 tsp salt
3 ¾ C powdered sugar
1 tsp cinnamon
¼ tsp vanilla

Directions

Whisk together the dry ingredients: flour, cinnamon, nutmeg, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.

Beat together the brown sugar, oil, buttermilk, eggs and vanilla on medium-high until smooth, about 1 minute.

Add in half the flour mixture, then the carrots and walnuts, and the remaining flour mixture. Beat until just combined after each addition.

Bake at 350 until a toothpick inserted in the middle comes out clean (varies depending on the size of the pan).

For the frosting, cream together the cream cheese, butter and salt until light and fluffy, about 2 minutes.

Gradually add in powdered sugar and beat until just incorporated.

Add in cinnamon and vanilla, beat until blended.

Slather on copious amounts of frosting, and enjoy!

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Sprinkle Cake

Also known as funfetti cake, both titles are worthy of celebration! Or turning a regular day into a celebration.

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½ C (1 stick) unsalted butter, softened
1 C sugar
1 large egg
2 egg whites
1 ½ C flour
1 tsp baking powder
¼ tsp baking soda
¼ tsp salt
2/3 C milk
1 ½ tsp vanilla
1/3 C rainbow sprinkles (or more!)

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Whisk together flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.

Combine milk and vanilla.

Cream together the butter and sugar until light and fluffy.dsc03402

Add in egg and egg whites one at a time, mixing until just combined after each addition.

Add in half the flour mixture, mix, the milk mixture, mix, and the remaining flour mixture.

Fold in sprinkles gently with a spatula.dsc03404

Divide evenly into prepared cake pans and/or muffin tins, and bake at 325 until a toothpick inserted in the middle comes out clean (cooking times varies by size of pan).

Top with frosting, more sprinkles, and enjoy!

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