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Apple and Carrot Cake

 
Apple and Carrot Cake
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A moist, fluffy and delicious carrot cake, and it is very easy to make, it's always a hit at my family dinner table.

Yield

16

servings

Prep

30

min

Cook

60

min

Ready

90

min

Trans-fat Free, Good source of fiber, Low Sodium
 

Ingredients

2 cups whole-wheat flour
self-rising
½ cup margarine
or butter, or half vegetable oil, half butter
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1 cup walnuts
chopped
cup raisins, seedless
2 cups apples
peeled cored grated
*
1 cup carrots
grated
1 x orange zest
grated peel of 1 orange
*
2 large eggs
4 tablespoons orange juice
fresh

Directions

Line the base and grease of a loaf pan with 4 cup capacity.

Preheat the oven to 350℉ (180℃).

Place the flour in a bowl and mix well, then cut in the margarine and stir in the cinnamon.

Stir in the walnuts, raisins, apples and carrot.

Add the orange peel, eggs and juice, then beat well until thoroughly combined.

Spoon the mixture into the prepared pan, smooth the top and bake for about 1¼ hours, or until the cake is well risen and firm to touch.

Let cool in the pan on a wire for about 20 minutes.

Turn out on a wire rack and let cool completely.

 

* not incl. in nutrient facts

Reviews

+7

over 9 years

Very easy to make and lots of goodness. A healthy yet delicious cake, not too sweet, just the kind of flavor and texture I love.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 53g (1.9 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 18156% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 11g 17%
Saturated Fat 1g 7%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 26mg 9%
Sodium 92mg 4%
Total Carbohydrate 6g 6%
Dietary Fiber 3g 11%
Sugars g
Protein 10g
Vitamin A 29% Vitamin C 3%
Calcium 2% Iron 6%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?

 

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