Carrot Cake with Butter Sauce

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This recipe I found 23 years ago right after I first got married, it has been used many times.

INGREDIENTS (for 1 servings):


  • Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C).
  • In a medium bowl, mix flour, soda, baking powder, cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves and salt. Set aside.
  • In a large bowl, cream brown sugar and 1/2 cup margarine. Add eggs and mix in. Add shredded carrots, raisins and orange juice.
  • Stir in flour mixture, and beat until well combined. Pour into ungreased 8x8 inch pan.
  • Bake at 325 degrees F (165 degrees C) for 35 to 40 minutes.
  • Butter sauce: In a saucepan over low heat, combine 1/2 cup butter or margarine, sugar, cornstarch, water and vanilla. Cook and stir. When mixture comes to a boil, continue to boil for 1 minute. Serve warm over carrot cake squares (can be reheated in microwave).