Carrot Cake Recipe

Looking for an easy Carrot Cake recipe? Learn how to make Carrot Cake using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by fuzsybear

Makes 24 servings



This recipe was is thick, but is a very nice cake. If you are afraid of using olive oil, you can go with the original recipe of vegetable oil. The olive oil is my substitution.

Recipe Ingredients for Carrot Cake

2 cups whole wheat flour
1 tsp baking powder
2 tsp baking soda
2 tsp ground cinnamon
1 tsp salt
1 cup wheat germ
3/4 cup sugar
3/4 cup Splenda
1 cup olive oil
3 eggs
1 tsp vanilla extract
4 cups carrots, shredded
1 cup walnuts, chopped
1 cup flaked coconut
8 ounce crushed pineapple, not drained

Recipe Directions for Carrot Cake

  1. Preheat oven to 360 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour a 9x13 inch pan (or 2 round 8 or 9 inch pans).

  2. In a large bowl, sift together the four, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon and salt.

  3. Stir in the wheat germ.

  4. Make a well in the center and add sugar, Splenda, oil, eggs and vanilla, mix well.

  5. Stir in shredded carrots, chopped nuts, coconut and pineapple.

  6. Spread batter into prepared pan(s). Bake in preheated oven for 45 minutes, or until the center springs back when lightly tapped.

Categories

Dessert, Snacks, Bake

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 79.4g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
255
Calories from Fat
130
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
14.4g
22%
Saturated Fat
2.6g
13%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
23mg
8%
Sodium
224mg
9%
Potassium
194mg
6%
Total Carbohydrates
26.8g
9%
Dietary Fiber
2.4g
10%
Sugars
14.6g
Protein
4.7g
Vitamin A 45% Vitamin C 8%
Calcium 3% Iron 8%
* 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
B+
  Good points
  • High in manganese
  • High in vitamin A
  •   Bad points
  • High in sugar
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