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Carrot Cake recipe is a Dessert, Dinner meal that takes 50 minutes to make. If you enjoy for Dessert, Dinner, you will like Carrot Cake!

Carrot Cake

Carrot Cake Recipe
Carrot Cake

This is my version of an "" carrot cake receipe. I used only 2 1/2 c of grated carrots and added 1 cup of raisens. Also subsituted a low fat cream cheese for the topping. It makes a very moist and tasty cake. Not a good cake for a diet.

What Course Is Carrot Cake?

Carrot Cake is for Dessert, Dinner.

How Long Does Carrot Cake Recipe Take To Prepare?

Carrot Cake takes several minutes to prepare.

How Long Does Carrot Cake Recipe Take To Cook?

Carrot Cake takes 50 minutes to cook.

How Many Servings Does Carrot Cake Recipe Make?

Carrot Cake makes 18 servings.

What Are The Ingredients For Carrot Cake Recipe?

The ingredients for Carrot Cake are:

4 eggs
1 1/4 cups vegetable oil
2 cups white sugar
2 tsp vanilla extract
2 cups all-purpose flour
2 tsp baking soda
2 tsp baking powder
1/2 tesp salt
2 tsp ground cinnamon
2 1/2 cups grated carrots
1 cup raisins (not packed)
1 cup chopped pecans or walnuts

1/2 cup butter, softened
8 oz cream cheese, low fat, softened
4 cups confectioner's sugar
1 tsp vanilla extract
1 cup pecans or walnuts chopped

How Do I Make Carrot Cake?

Here is how you make Carrot Cake:

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease and flour a 9x13 inch pan.2. In a large bowl, beat together eggs, oil, white sugar and 2 tesp vanilla. Mix in flour, baking soda, baking powder, salt and cinnamon. Stir in carrots and raisins. Fold in pecans or walnuts.3. Bake in the preheated oven for 40-50 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the cake comes out clen. Let cool in pan for 10 minutes. Then turn out onto a wire rack and cool completely. Can also be cooled and iced in the pan.4. To make frosting, in a medium bowl, combine butter, cream cheese, confectioners' sugar, and 1 teaspon vanilla. Beat until mixture is smooth and creamy. Stir in chopped nuts. Frost the cooled cake.Serving Size: 18 piecesNumber of Servings: 18Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user CARNELIAF.

What's The Nutritional Info For Carrot Cake?

The nutritional information for Carrot Cake is:

  • Servings Per Recipe: 18
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 575.8
  • Total Fat: 31.1 g
  • Cholesterol: 57.1 mg
  • Sodium: 371.2 mg
  • Total Carbs: 70.5 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2.5 g
  • Protein: 6.3 g

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