Classic Carrot-Coconut Cake
Classic Carrot-Coconut Cake
  • prep: 1 hr 15 min
  • cook: 3 hr
  • total: 4 hr 15 min
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  • Summary

    Classic carrot-coconut cake is a Southern tradition. Ours has a healthy dose of ginger and cinnamon for a nice spice and cream cheese frosting sprinkled with pretty coconut flakes for a beautiful finishing touch.

    Ingredients

    • 1 cup unsweetened shredded coconut
    • Nonstick vegetable oil spray
    • 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
    • 2 teaspoons baking powder
    • 1 1/2 teaspoons kosher salt
    • 3/4 teaspoon baking soda
    • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
    • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
    • 1 pound carrots, peeled, coarsely grated
    • 1 cup buttermilk, room temperature
    • 4 large eggs, room temperature
    • 1 cup granulated sugar
    • 3/4 cup (packed) dark brown sugar
    • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
    • 3/4 cup vegetable oil
    • Classic Cream Cheese Frosting
    • 1 cup unsweetened coconut flakes
    • 2 (9") round cake pans

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 1
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 5484 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 272 g 418.31%
    • Saturated Fat: 111 g 556.7%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 314 mg 104.55%
    • Sodium: 6157 mg 256.52%
    • Calcium: 869 mg 86.91%
    • Potassium: 2475 mg 70.71%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 21 mg 115.67%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 705 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 36 g 144.08%
    • Sugar: 416 g
    • Protein: 63 g
    • Alcohol: 3 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 2 g
    • Vitamin A 1521.92%
    • Vitamin C 48.78%
    • Vitamin D 5.56%
    • * 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 - Fat53
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk1
    • Exchange - Other Carbs25
    • Exchange - Starch16
    • Exchange - Vegetables9
    • Exchange - Lean Meat1
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total20 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total3 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy1 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total6 oz-eq

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