Carrot Cake Recipe

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


Submitted by dani1983

Makes 15 servings



Delicious cake under 200 calories!

Recipe Ingredients for Carrot cake

1 1/2 cups carrots
1 cup raisins
1 cup granulated sugar
1 cup water
3 tablespoons butter
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
2 cups all purpose flour
1 1/2 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp baking soda
1/4 tsp salt
1/2 cups chopped walnuts

Recipe Directions for Carrot cake

  1. Preheat oven to 325 Fahrenheit degree. Then butter a 13 x9-inch baking pan. Make sure you stir the carrot, raisins, sugar, water, butter, cinnamon and nutmeg in a large saucepan over medium-low heat until the sugar has dissolved. Bring to a boil. Reduce the heat and simmer, uncovered for 5 minutes.

  2. Remove from the heat promptly and let cool to room temperature. Sift the flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt into a medium bowl. Stir in walnuts. Spoon the batter into the prepared pan.

  3. Bake for 30-40 minutes or until toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean. Cool the cake completely in the pan on a rack and voila!.

Categories

Vegetables, Dessert, Easter, Bake

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 74.5g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
193
Calories from Fat
45
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
5.0g
8%
Saturated Fat
1.7g
9%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
6mg
2%
Sodium
106mg
4%
Potassium
200mg
6%
Total Carbohydrates
35.6g
12%
Dietary Fiber
1.5g
6%
Sugars
19.7g
Protein
3.2g
Vitamin A 38% Vitamin C 2%
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
B+
  Good points
  • Low in cholesterol
  • High in vitamin A
  •   Bad points
  • Very high in sugar
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