18 Karat Cake

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18 Karat Cake

18 Karat Cake

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 55 minutes
Cooking Glaze: 20 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 30 minutes
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: buttermilk, carrots, coconut, crushed pineapples, walnuts
Servings: 24 slices

Ingredients

Cake

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3 large eggs
  • 3/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 3/4 cup buttermilk
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 1 can pineapple 8 oz. , crushed drained
  • 2 cups carrots grated
  • 3 1/2 ounces shredded coconut
  • 1 cup walnuts chopped

Buttermilk Glaze

  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 cup buttermilk
  • 1/4 cup butter or margarine
  • 1 tablespoon corn syrup
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Instructions

Cake

  • Preheat oven to 350°. Generously grease a 9 x 13-inch baking dish and set aside.
  • Sift together flour, baking soda, cinnamon and salt; set aside.
  • In large bowl, beat eggs, add oil, buttermilk, sugar and vanilla extract; mix well. Add flour mixture, pineapple, carrots, coconut and walnuts. Stir well.
  • Pour into prepared baking dish. Bake 50 to 55 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean.

Buttermilk Glaze

  • In small saucepan, combine sugar, baking soda, buttermilk, butter or margarine and corn syrup. Bring to a boil. Cook 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat and stir in vanilla extract.
  • Remove cake from oven and slowly pour glaze over hot cake. Cook cake in pan until glaze is totally absorbed, about 15 minutes. Turn out of pan, if desired.

Notes

Remember, cooking times may vary depending on ovens, so test doneness before stated cooking times.
Nutritional values listed may vary from final results depending on actual measurements and brands used to prepare the recipe.
Nutrition Facts
18 Karat Cake
Amount per Serving
Calories
304
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
15
g
23
%
Saturated Fat
 
4
g
25
%
Trans Fat
 
1
g
Polyunsaturated Fat
 
7
g
Monounsaturated Fat
 
3
g
Cholesterol
 
30
mg
10
%
Sodium
 
221
mg
10
%
Potassium
 
138
mg
4
%
Carbohydrates
 
42
g
14
%
Fiber
 
1
g
4
%
Sugar
 
32
g
36
%
Protein
 
3
g
6
%
Vitamin A
 
1909
mcg
212
%
Vitamin C
 
3
mg
4
%
Calcium
 
35
mg
4
%
Iron
 
1
mg
6
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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