• prep: 20 min
  • cook: 45 min
  • total: 1 hr 5 min
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  • Summary

    The perfect carrot cake with pineapple and pecans with classic cream cheese icing

    Ingredients

    • 2 cups all-purpose flour
    • 2 teaspoons baking powder
    • 2 teaspoons cinnamon
    • 1 teaspoon baking soda
    • 3/4 teaspoons salt
    • 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg, fresh grated if possible
    • 3/4 cups granulated sugar
    • 3/4 cups packed brown sugar
    • 3 eggs
    • 3/4 cups canola oil
    • 1 teaspoon vanilla
    • 2 cups grated carrot (about 3 large, fat carrots)
    • 398ml can of crush pineapple, drained (about 1 cup drained pineapple), dispose of juice or save for another use
    • 3/4 cup chopped pecans
    • Icing:
    • 1 8 oz (250g) package cream cheese softened
    • 1/4 cup butter softened
    • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
    • 1 cup icing sugar

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 18
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 88 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 3 g 5.29%
    • Saturated Fat: 0 g 1.57%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 0 mg 0%
    • Sodium: 237 mg 9.89%
    • Calcium: 20 mg 1.97%
    • Potassium: 44 mg 1.27%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 1 mg 4.35%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 12 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 1 g 3.9%
    • Sugar: 0 g
    • Protein: 2 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Vitamin A 0.07%
    • Vitamin C 0.1%
    • 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 - Fat1
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • 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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