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Ultimate Carrot Cake

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4 SERVINGS
  • 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 4 extra-large eggs (at room temperature)
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 1 cup canola oil
  • 1/2 cup buttermilk
  • 2/3 cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup crushed pineapple (drained)
  • 1 pound finely grated carrots
  • 1 cup chopped pecans
  • 1 cup golden raisins (optional)
  • 16 ounces cream cheese (softened)
  • 4 ounces unsalted butter (softened)
  • 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon orange extract
  • 4 cups confectioners’ sugar (to taste)
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