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Old Fashioned Frosted Carrot Cake


Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 30 - 35 minutes
(Total time will vary with appliance and setting.)
Level of Difficulty: Easy & Healthy

Cake Ingredients
1 ½ cups All-purpose flour
2/3 cup Whole wheat flour
2 tsp Baking soda
¼ tsp Salt (optional)
2 tsp Ground cinnamon
1 cup Packed brown sugar
1/3 cup raisins
¾ cup egg substitute
egg white
¾ cup nnfat buttermilk
8 oz crushed pineapple
2 tbsp vegetable oil
2 tsp vanilla
2 cups shredded carrots
Non-stick spray

Cream Cheese Frosting Ingredients

8 oz Low fat cream cheese
1 tsp Vanilla
1 cup Powdered sugar
1 tsp Grated orange rind



Combine flours, soda, salt, cinnamon, brown sugar, carrots, and raisins. Set aside. Combine egg substitute, egg white, buttermilk, pineapple, oil and vanilla in a large mixing bowl. Add dry ingredients to egg mixture, stirring until well blended. Coat a 9x13x2 inch pain with cooking spray. Put batter into pan and bake at 350 degrees F for 30 to 35 minutes. Cool on a wire rack, then spread with cream cheese frosting.

For Frosting:
Beat cream cheese in a small mixing bowl until creamy. Gradually add powdered sugar, beating until blended. Stir in vanilla and orange rind. Spread on cooled cake.

Per serving:
185 Calories
4 gm Fat
1.5 gm Fiber
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