Carrot Cake

Carrot Cake

This recipe passed down from my great aunt makes the most delicious and moist carrot cake. It's definitely worth trying! - Erica

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Carrot Cake

Carrot Cake

  • Author: Erica
  • Prep Time: 20 min
  • Cook Time: 50 min
  • Total Time: 1 hour 10 minutes
  • Yield: 12 servings 1x

Description

This recipe passed down from my great aunt makes the most delicious and moist carrot cake. It’s definitely worth trying!


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Ingredients

  • 3 cups of shredded carrots
  • 1 cup of chopped pecans
  • 1/2 cup of golden raisins
  • 1 small can of crushed pineapple (including the juice)
  • 1 1/2 cup of sugar
  • 1 1/4 cup of vegetable oil
  • 4 eggs
  • 2 cups of flour
  • 1 tsp of cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp of nutmeg
  • 1 tsps of salt
  • 2 tsps of baking soda

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 375°F.
  2. In a mixing bowl, combine the sugar, oil, and eggs. Add in flour, salt, baking soda, cinnamon, and nutmeg. Finally, mix in carrots, pecans, raisins, and pineapple.
  3. Distribute the mixture evenly in a greased 9×13 inch baking dish.
  4. Bake for 30 minutes, then cover with aluminum foil and bake covered for another 20 minutes.
  5. Remove from oven, let cool, and enjoy!


Whipped Coffee

Whipped Coffee

Whipped Coffee or "Dalgona Coffee" is a drink originated in South Korea that has recently become a viral trend. The coffee gets its name from a popular Korean street toffee, Dalgona candy. This drink is easy to make and is the perfect pick me up. - Erica

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Whipped Coffee

Whipped Coffee

  • Author: Erica
  • Total Time: 10-20 min
  • Yield: 2 servings

Description

  • 2 Tbsp of instant coffee (must be instant – regular coffee grounds will not work)
  • 2 Tbsp of granulated sugar
  • 2 Tbsp of hot water
  • Ice
  • Milk of your choice
  • Electric hand mixer or hand frother are ideal, but this can be whipped by hand too (takes a little bit longer)

Ingredients

  1. Add instant coffee, sugar, and hot water in a bowl
  2. Whisk together – either using an electric hand mixer or by hand – until it forms peaks
  3. In a glass with the ice and milk, dollop the whipped coffee on top, stir, and enjoy!


Artichoke Dip

Growing up, my mom would make this before holiday parties and it would always be a hit. The perfect comfort food to snack on before your holiday dinner! – Erica

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Artichoke Dip

  • Author: Erica
  • Prep Time: 10 min
  • Cook Time: 25 min
  • Total Time: 35 minutes

Description

Growing up, my mom would make this before holiday parties and it would always be a hit. The perfect comfort food to snack on before your holiday dinner!


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Ingredients

  • 1 8oz package cream cheese
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup grated parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 cup grated romano cheese
  • 1 clove garlic, minced (or to taste)
  • 1 14oz can/jar artichoke hearts, drained and chopped
  • 1/2 cup frozen chopped spinach, thawed and drained
  • 1/4 cup shredded mozzarella cheese (for topping)
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Lightly grease a small baking dish.
  3. In a medium bowl, mix together cream cheese, mayonnaise, parmesan cheese, romano cheese, garlic, basil, garlic, salt, and pepper.
  4. Gently stir in artichoke hearts and spinach.
  5. Transfer the mixture to the prepared baking dish. Top with mozzarella cheese.
  6. Bake in the preheated oven 25 minutes, until bubbly and lightly browned.

Notes

Any cheese can be substituted to taste