Awesome Carrot Cake with Creme Cheese Frosting Recipe

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Submitted by shill10

Makes 20 servings



A very moist made from scratch carrot cake.

Recipe Ingredients for Awesome Carrot Cake with creme cheese frosting

3 cups grated carrots
2 cups all-purpose flour
1 cup white sugar
1 cup splenda
2 teaspoons baking soda
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
4 eggs
1 1/2 cups olive oil
1 1/4 teaspoons vanilla extract
8 ounce crushed pineapple with juice
3/4 cup chopped pecans
3 1/2 cups confectioners' sugar
8 ounce Neufchatel cheese
1/2 cup light butter
1 1/4 teaspoons vanilla extract
1 cup chopped pecans

Recipe Directions for Awesome Carrot Cake with creme cheese frosting

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour a 9x13 inch pan.

  2. In a large bowl, combine grated carrots, flour, white sugar, baking soda, baking powder, salt and cinnamon. Stir in eggs, oil, 1 1/4 teaspoon vanilla, pineapple and 3/4 cup chopped pecans. Spoon batter into prepared pan.

  3. Bake in the preheated oven for 30 to 40 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean. Allow to cool.

  4. To Make Frosting: In a medium bowl, combine confectioners' sugar, Neufchatel cheese, 1/2 cup butter or margarine and 1 1/4 teaspoons vanilla. Beat until smooth, then stir in 1 cup chopped pecans. Spread on cooled cake.

Categories

Dessert

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 133.9g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
520
Calories from Fat
282
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
31.3g
48%
Saturated Fat
7.7g
38%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
58mg
19%
Sodium
287mg
12%
Potassium
171mg
5%
Total Carbohydrates
55.1g
18%
Dietary Fiber
1.9g
8%
Sugars
42.6g
Protein
4.6g
Vitamin A 62% Vitamin C 11%
Calcium 4% Iron 7%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
D-
  Good points
  • High in vitamin A
  •   Bad points
  • Very high in sugar
  • Contains alcohol
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