Moist Carrot Cake and Whipped Cream Cheese Frosting
Moist Carrot Cake and Whipped Cream Cheese Frosting
  • prep: 20 min
  • cook: 30 min
  • total: 50 min
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  • Ingredients

    • 1 ½ cups brown sugar
    • 1 cup vegetable oil
    • 3 large eggs
    • 1 Tbsp. vanilla extract
    • 2 cups all-purpose flour
    • 2 tsp. cinnamon
    • 2 tsp. pumpkin pie spice
    • 1 tsp. baking soda
    • ½ tsp. salt
    • 3 cups grated carrots (about 5 medium carrots)
    • 1 cup chopped walnuts or pecans, if desired
    • 1 cup raisins or dried currants, if desired
    • 1 pound cream cheese (2 boxes, 8oz each)
    • 1 cup salted butter
    • ? tsp. salt
    • 8 cups powdered sugar (a 32oz bag)
    • 2 tsp. vanilla extract
    • 3-5 tsp. fresh squeezed lemon juice, or more to taste (don’t use bottled juice)

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 12
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 668 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 48 g 73.79%
    • Saturated Fat: 17 g 85.61%
    • Trans Fat: 1 g %
    • Cholesterol: 64 mg 21.27%
    • Sodium: 607 mg 25.29%
    • Calcium: 108 mg 10.84%
    • Potassium: 123 mg 3.52%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 1 mg 8.09%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 57 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 2 g 7.16%
    • Sugar: 46 g
    • Protein: 7 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 4 g
    • Vitamin A 20.15%
    • Vitamin C 1.03%
    • Vitamin D 1.67%
    • * 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 - Fat9
    • Exchange - Fruit1
    • 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 Total1 oz-eq

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