• prep: 15 min
  • cook: 20 min
  • total: 35 min
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  • Ingredients

    • 1 and 1/4 cups (156g) all-purpose flour (spoon & leveled)
    • 1 teaspoon baking powder
    • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
    • 1/2 teaspoon salt
    • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
    • 3/4 teaspoon ground ginger
    • 1/4 teaspoon EACH ground nutmeg and ground cloves
    • 1/2 cup (120ml) vegetable oil, canola oil, or melted coconut oil
    • 1 cup (200g) packed light or dark brown sugar
    • 2 large eggs, at room temperature
    • 1/3 cup (75g) plain yogurt, sour cream, or unsweetened applesauce
    • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
    • 1/2 teaspoon coconut extract (optional)
    • 1 cup (130g) freshly grated carrots (about 2 medium)
    • 1 cup (80g) sweetened shredded coconut*
    • 8 ounces (224g) full-fat block cream cheese, softened to room temperature
    • 1/2 cup (115g) unsalted butter, softened to room temperature
    • 3 cups (360g) confectioners' sugar, plus an extra 1/4 cup if needed
    • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
    • 1/2 teaspoon coconut extract (optional)
    • 1/8 teaspoon salt
    • toasted coconut flakes for topping*

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    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 12
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 515 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 32 g 48.99%
    • Saturated Fat: 17 g 83.7%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 41 mg 13.61%
    • Sodium: 328 mg 13.66%
    • Calcium: 48 mg 4.84%
    • Potassium: 78 mg 2.22%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 1 mg 3.48%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 64 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 2 g 8.03%
    • Sugar: 57 g
    • Protein: 4 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Vitamin A 40.12%
    • Vitamin C 1.47%
    • Vitamin D 0.55%
    • * 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 - Fat6
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs4
    • 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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