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Carrot Cake with Lemon Frosting

 
Carrot Cake with Lemon Frosting
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Carrot Cake with Lemon Frosting recipe

Yield

24

servings

Prep

30

min

Cook

45

min

Ready

2

hrs

Trans-fat Free, High Fiber
 

Ingredients

1 pound carrots
peeled, cut up
1 cup corn oil
1 can pineapple
crushed
*
4 large eggs
1 tablespoon vanilla extract
3 cups all-purpose flour
2 ½ cups sugar
1 tablespoon cinnamon
ground
1 tablespoon baking soda
1 teaspoon salt
1 ½ cups walnuts
Frosting
1 pound cream cheese
at room temperature
1 ¼ cups butter
1 tablespoon lemon juice
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
5 cups powdered sugar

Directions

Preheat oven to 350℉ (180℃).

Butter 3 round cake pans.

Line bottoms with wax paper.

Butter paper. Cook carrots in large pot of boiling salted water until tender, about 12 minutes.

Drain. Purée in food processor, stopping occasionally to scrape down sides of bowl.

Transfer to large bowl; cool.

Whisk oil, pineapple, eggs and vanilla into carrot pur?e.

Mix flour, sugar, cinnamon, soda and salt in medium bowl.

Stir into puree. Mix in walnuts.

Divide batter among prepared pans.

Bake until tester inserted into centers comes out clean, about 35 minutes.

Cool cakes in pans on racks.

Turn cakes out of pans; peel off wax paper.

Place one layer on platter.

Spread ¾ cup Frosting over it.

Top with second cake; spread ¾ cup Frosting over it.

Top with third cake. Spread remaining Frosting over top and sides.

May be prepared a day ahead. Cover with cake dome and refrigerate.

Let stand 3 hours at room temperature before serving.

Garnish cake with edible flowers, if desired.

 

* not incl. in nutrient facts

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 139g (4.9 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 322152% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 186g 286%
Saturated Fat 72g 359%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 489mg 163%
Sodium 1898mg 79%
Total Carbohydrate 122g 122%
Dietary Fiber 10g 39%
Sugars g
Protein 75g
Vitamin A 453% Vitamin C 16%
Calcium 24% Iron 50%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?

 

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