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  • Stir grated orange rind into vodka and set aside. Cream butter, gradually add sugar and beat until light and fluffy. Beat in beaten eggs and add vanilla. Sift the dry ingredients together, then blend into the batter, alternately with orange-vodka mix. Add carrots and chopped pecans.
  • Bake in buttered, floured 10" tube or Bundt pan in preheated 350~F oven until cake tests done, about 1 hour. Cool in pan on rack for 15 minutes, turn out, finish cooling on rack.
  • Make glaze by combining powdered sugar, orange juice, vodka, orange extract and light corn syrup and beating until smooth. Spoon glaze over top of cooled cake, then spread evenly with knife. If desired, sprinkle with more chopped nuts.

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  • jo_jo_ba 8 years ago
    Oh yeah!!
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    " It was excellent "
    henrie ate it and said...
    Oh this sounds so good, you have my 5 for your great post. Thanks for sharing, we love carrot cakes, this sounds different from the usual.
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    " It was excellent "
    minitindel ate it and said...
    wow is right im staggering just reading it lol lol
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  • hoosiermom68 8 years ago
    wow-where did you get this recipe? It sounds terrific...I will definitely be trying this one out!
    Thanks for posting :-)
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  • jo_jo_ba 9 years ago
    Now this sounds awesome!
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  • grizzlybear 9 years ago
    at partys i make thsi cake along with the dreamcycle cheesecake......there is hardly ever any left have a great day
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  • organicmama 9 years ago
    This sounds very unique, thanks for posting it.
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