Better Carrot Cake

  • prep: 30 min
  • cook: 30 min
  • total: 1 hr
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  • Ingredients

    • 2 cups (10 oz, 285 g) all purpose flour
    • 2 teaspoons baking powder
    • 1 teaspoon baking soda
    • 2 teaspoons cinnamon
    • 2 teaspoons ginger
    • 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
    • 1/2 teaspoon salt
    • 1 cup (5 oz, 142 g) currants
    • 1.25 cups (9 oz, 300 ml) vegetable oil
    • 1 cup (8 oz, 225 g) granulated sugar
    • 1 cup packed (8 oz, 225 g) brown sugar
    • 4 eggs
    • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
    • 1 teaspoon lemon extract
    • 1 pound (454 g) carrots, ground in a food processor until the bits are very small, but not quite a puree, see photos.
    • 1 cup (4 oz, 112 g) walnuts (optional) ground to small pieces (see photos)
    • 1 recipe Better Cream Cheese Frosting
    • 1 cup (4 oz, 112g) ground toasted walnuts for decorating (optional)

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 12
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 10 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 0 g 0.11%
    • Saturated Fat: 0 g 0.16%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 0 mg 0%
    • Sodium: 312 mg 12.99%
    • Calcium: 22 mg 2.21%
    • Potassium: 24 mg 0.69%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 0 mg 0.57%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 1 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 0 g 1.16%
    • Sugar: 0 g
    • Protein: 1 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Vitamin A 0.03%
    • Vitamin C 0.03%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * 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 - Fat0
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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