2-Layer Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting
2-Layer Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting
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  • prep: 35 min
  • cook: 30 min
  • total: 1 hr 5 min
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  • Summary

    Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting is simple and delicious. This homemade carrot cake recipe that anyone can make and everyone will love!

    Ingredients

    • 2 cups all purpose flour
    • 2 cups sugar
    • 2 tsp baking powder
    • 1 tsp baking soda
    • 1 tbsp ground cinnamon
    • 1/4 tsp ground nutmeg
    • 1/4 tsp ground cloves
    • 1/2 tsp salt
    • 2 cups shredded carrots
    • 4 eggs
    • 1 1/4 cup canola oil
    • 1 1/4 cup low fat buttermilk
    • 1 cup butter (at room temperature)
    • 12 oz light cream cheese (at room temperature)
    • 6 cups powdered sugar
    • 1 tsp vanilla extract
    • 1-2 tbsp milk (optional, depending on frosting consistency)
    • 1/2 cup sweetened toasted coconut
    • 1/4 cup chopped walnuts

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 12
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 957 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 47 g 72.47%
    • Saturated Fat: 16 g 82.19%
    • Trans Fat: 1 g %
    • Cholesterol: 60 mg 20.01%
    • Sodium: 603 mg 25.13%
    • Calcium: 103 mg 10.3%
    • Potassium: 120 mg 3.44%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 1 mg 7.25%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 132 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 2 g 6.26%
    • Sugar: 106 g
    • Protein: 7 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 2 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 6 g
    • Vitamin A 49.3%
    • Vitamin C 1.52%
    • Vitamin D 0.06%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat9
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs7
    • Exchange - Starch1
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total1 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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