Ultimate Carrot Cake

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Ingredients

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  • 2 1/4 cups flour (all-purpose)
  • 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 carrots (finely grated)
  • 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 sugar (confectioners’, to taste)
  • 2 1/4 cups flour (all-purpose)
  • 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 large eggs (extra-, 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 carrots (finely grated)
  • 1 cup chopped pecans
  • 1 cup golden raisins (optional)
  • 16 ounces cream cheese (softened)
  • 4 ounces unsalted butter (1 stick, softened)
  • 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon orange extract
  • 4 cups sugar (confectioners’, to taste)
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