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Carrot Cake Recipe

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


Submitted by keliw

Makes 9 servings



Used Gluten Free flour to modify

Recipe Ingredients for Carrot Cake

2 cups grated carrots (3 large)
1 large orange
2 tsp vanilla extract
1/4 cup light olive oil
1 cup honey, liquefied in microwave (30 seconds)
1/2 cup crushed or chopped pineapple, drained
2 1/2 cups flour
2 tsp baking soda
1 tsp cinnamon
1/2 tsp ground allspice
3/4 cup walnuts, chopped

Recipe Directions for Carrot Cake

  1. grate carrots finely and pack tightly

  2. Juice the orange

  3. Preheat oven to 350F.

  4. In a mixing bowl, stir together the carrots, orange juice, vanilla, olive oil, honey, and pineapple until well blended.

  5. In another bowl, stir together the flour, baking soda, and spices. Mix in the walnuts.

  6. Blend the dry ingredients into the carrot mixture, stirring until just mixed.

  7. Pour the batter into a nonstick 8-inch-square baking pan and bake for 45-60 minutes until a knife inserted in the center comes out clean. Remove from oven, let cool slightly, and remove from pan.

  8. Nutritional Information:

  9. Per serving:

  10. 334 calories

  11. 9 g total fat (1 g sat)

  12. 0 mg cholesterol

  13. 62 g carbohydrate

  14. 5 g protein

  15. 4 g fiber

  16. 25 mg sodium

Categories

Dessert

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 144.6g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
386
Calories from Fat
113
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
12.6g
19%
Saturated Fat
1.2g
6%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
299mg
12%
Potassium
239mg
7%
Total Carbohydrates
64.8g
22%
Dietary Fiber
3.2g
13%
Sugars
35.2g
Protein
6.7g
Vitamin A 83% Vitamin C 28%
Calcium 3% Iron 13%
* 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 saturated fat
  • No cholesterol
  • Very high in vitamin A
  •   Bad points
  • Very high in sugar
  • Contains alcohol
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