The Best Carrot Cake Recipe Ever

The Best Carrot Cake Recipe Ever
The Best Carrot Cake Recipe Ever
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  • prep: 15 min
  • cook: 30 min
  • total: 45 min
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  • Summary

    Favorite Carrot Cake Recipe - Carrot Cake makes for a flavorful and delicious dessert! Made with grated carrots and other mix-ins, this is my favorite carrot cake recipe of all time!

    Ingredients

    • 4 tablespoons butter, softened
    • 5 tablespoons coconut oil, vegetable oil, or canola oil
    • ½ cup granulated sugar
    • 1 cup packed brown sugar
    • 1½ vanilla extract
    • 3 large eggs
    • 2 large egg yolks
    • 2 cups all-purpose flour
    • 2 teaspoons baking powder
    • ½ teaspoon baking soda
    • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
    • ½ teaspoon ground ginger
    • 1 teaspoon salt
    • ? cup buttermilk
    • 3 cups (about 6 medium) grated carrots
    • 1½ cups roasted pecans, divided
    • Cream Cheese Frosting Recipe

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 12
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 725 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 49 g 75.41%
    • Saturated Fat: 7 g 35.85%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 15 mg 5.07%
    • Sodium: 523 mg 21.8%
    • Calcium: 60 mg 6.04%
    • Potassium: 157 mg 4.49%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 2 mg 10.29%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 65 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 6 g 22.51%
    • Sugar: 29 g
    • Protein: 11 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Vitamin A 94.86%
    • Vitamin C 3.24%
    • Vitamin D 0.05%
    • * 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 - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs2
    • Exchange - Starch2
    • Exchange - Vegetables1
    • Exchange - Lean Meat1
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total2 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total4 oz-eq

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