Mile End Carrot Cake

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

    My favorite carrot cake made from real carrots with layers of luscious cream cheese frosting.

    Ingredients

    • 3 large eggs, room temperature
    • 1½ cups granulated sugar
    • ½ cup packed brown sugar
    • 1½ cups vegetable or canola oil
    • 1 pound (about 5) large carrots, peeled and grated
    • 2½ cups all-purpose flour
    • 1¼ teaspoon baking powder
    • 1 teaspoon baking soda
    • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
    • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
    • ½ teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg
    • pinch of ground cloves
    • 16 ounces cream cheese (usually 2 packages), room temperature
    • ½ cup powdered sugar
    • pinch of kosher salt
    • ¼ cup sour cream
    • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
    • roughly chopped walnuts, for garnish

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 10
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 2270 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 143 g 219.5%
    • Saturated Fat: 19 g 97.12%
    • Trans Fat: 1 g %
    • Cholesterol: 105 mg 34.92%
    • Sodium: 1684 mg 70.18%
    • Calcium: 139 mg 13.94%
    • Potassium: 252 mg 7.19%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 7 mg 38.21%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 235 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 6 g 23.35%
    • Sugar: 129 g
    • Protein: 19 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 11 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 25 g
    • Vitamin A 163.34%
    • Vitamin C 5.06%
    • Vitamin D 3.26%
    • * 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 - Fat28
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs8
    • Exchange - Starch7
    • Exchange - Vegetables1
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total8 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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