Carrot Cake with White-Chocolate Frosting

Carrot Cake with White-Chocolate Frosting
Carrot Cake with White-Chocolate Frosting
  • prep: 1 hr 15 min
  • cook: 0 hr
  • total: 1 hr 15 min
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  • Summary

    Ruffles of white chocolate-cream cheese frosting take this carrot cake to the next level. Seen from above, it looks like a rose. Make this cake a day or two ahead for the best flavor.

    Ingredients

    • 2 1/2 sticks unsalted butter, melted, plus more for pans
    • 3 cups unbleached all-purpose flour
    • 1 tablespoon baking powder
    • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
    • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
    • 2 teaspoons ground ginger
    • 1/2 teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg
    • 4 large eggs, room temperature
    • 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
    • 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
    • 12 ounces carrots (about 5 medium), peeled and shredded on the fine holes of a box grater or food processor (about 3 cups)
    • 16 ounces cream cheese, room temperature
    • 9 ounces white chocolate, coarsely chopped (1 3/4 cups), melted and cooled slightly
    • 2 1/2 sticks unsalted butter, room temperature
    • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
    • 1 1/4 cups confectioners sugar, sifted

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 16
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 476 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 35 g 53.27%
    • Saturated Fat: 22 g 109.3%
    • Trans Fat: 1 g %
    • Cholesterol: 91 mg 30.45%
    • Sodium: 510 mg 21.23%
    • Calcium: 34 mg 3.38%
    • Potassium: 45 mg 1.29%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 0 mg 1.11%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 44 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 1 g 2.88%
    • Sugar: 25 g
    • Protein: 1 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Vitamin A 70.79%
    • Vitamin C 1.84%
    • 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 - Fat7
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs2
    • 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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