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Need Carrot Cake [DTW]

rainsux Nov 20, 2011 07:40 AM

I am craving carrot cake. So; yesterday I visited Fox & Hounds ... and
was advised they don't make carrot cakes. I'm thinking that I can do
better than Kroger/CostCo/Sams.


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    missmind RE: rainsux Nov 20, 2011 01:14 PM

    If you feel like baking, I've got the perfect recipe!

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      boagman RE: rainsux Nov 20, 2011 04:19 PM

      I'm sure that Ed Shogren at Chef Ed's Weekday Cafe in Eastpointe does them, but I don't think he'd be able to get to it this week. I love most of his cakes, but Carrot Cake is one that I've never cared for, no matter who makes it.

      Not sure if that helps you or not, RS.

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        Erica2125 RE: rainsux Nov 20, 2011 08:20 PM

        Trifles Cakes in White Lake on Highland Rd has the best carrot cake ever. You might want to call ahead and make sure they have one on hand or order a day or two before.

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          pippi1807 RE: rainsux Nov 21, 2011 07:25 AM

          OMG this is my very favorite recipe for Carrot Cake. I make it every chance I get. Sometimes muffins and I make lots of substitutions as I go along..such as.. Pecans for Macadamia nuts.and ground ginger for crystalized and honey for maple syrup. It is....da bomb and easy, easy.


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            rainsux RE: pippi1807 Nov 21, 2011 10:59 AM

            Thank you!

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              Dolcecat RE: pippi1807 Jun 29, 2012 10:27 AM

              I'm going to try this, LOVE carrot cake! Thanks for posting.

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              gooddog RE: rainsux Nov 21, 2011 12:33 PM

              Saw a carrot cake today at Achatz - 8" square w/cream cheese frosting. I'm not a big carrot cake fan, but I've certainly enjoyed all their other baked goods. Got to be better than the chain stores.

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                BobRe RE: rainsux Jun 29, 2012 11:02 AM

                Mitchell's Seafood Restaurant has very good carrot cake.... and an order is HUGE!.

                If you didn't want a whole cake, this might be a good way to go.... get a carry-out if you don't want to eat there.

                I see that they post their recipe on their website as well:



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