Homemade Carrot Cake

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20Ingredients
45Minutes
500Calories

Ingredients

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  • 3/4 cup dark brown sugar (packed)
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup canola oil (or vegetable oil)
  • 6 tablespoons applesauce (unsweetened)
  • 2 eggs (large)
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ginger
  • 1 pinch nutmeg
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1 1/4 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 cups grated carrots (about 1/2 pound of baby carrots)
  • 1 1/2 cups chopped pecans (divided)
  • 8 ounces cream cheese (softened)
  • 1/4 cup butter (softened)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla bean paste (or vanilla extract)
  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 tablespoon heavy whipping cream
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    NutritionView More

    500Calories
    Sodium10% DV240mg
    Fat48% DV31g
    Protein10% DV5g
    Carbs18% DV53g
    Fiber8% DV2g
    Calories500Calories from Fat280
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Fat31g48%
    Saturated Fat8g40%
    Trans Fat
    Cholesterol70mg23%
    Sodium240mg10%
    Potassium180mg5%
    Protein5g10%
    Calories from Fat280
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Carbohydrate53g18%
    Dietary Fiber2g8%
    Sugars40g80%
    Vitamin A60%
    Vitamin C2%
    Calcium8%
    Iron8%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

    Reviews(1)

    Lynn a month ago
    Awesome cake! Couldn’t help but add a small amount of finely diced candied ginger.

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