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Carrot Cake with Browned Butter Frosting
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1 cup Land O Lakes® Butter, melted

1 cup firmly packed brown sugar

3/4 cup granulated sugar

3 large Land O Lakes® Eggs

1 (8-ounce) can crushed pineapple, well-drained

2 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract

2 3/4 cups all-purpose flour

1 tablespoon ground cinnamon

2 teaspoons baking soda

1/2 teaspoon salt

4 medium (2 cups) carrots, grated


3/4 cup Land O Lakes® Butter, softened

3 1/2 cups powdered sugar

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

4 to 5 tablespoons milk

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Heat oven to 350°F. Grease and flour 15x10x1-inch baking pan; set aside.

  2. STEP 2

    Combine 1 cup melted butter, brown sugar, granulated sugar and eggs in large bowl. Beat at medium speed, scraping bowl often, until creamy. Add pineapple and 2 1/2 teaspoons vanilla; continue beating until well mixed. Add flour, cinnamon, baking soda and salt. Beat at low speed until well mixed. Stir in carrots.

  3. STEP 3

    Pour batter into prepared pan. Bake 30-35 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool completely.

  4. STEP 4

    Meanwhile, melt 3/4 cup butter in 2-quart heavy saucepan over medium heat. Cook, stirring constantly, 3-4 minutes or until butter just begins to turn golden brown. Watch closely. Immediately remove from heat; cool 5 minutes. Stir in powdered sugar, 1 teaspoon vanilla and enough milk for desired frosting consistency. Frost cooled cake.

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