Frosted Carrot Cake Recipe

Summary

Health IndexAverageCourse
MethodInterest Group

Ingredients

 Sugar1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
 Salad oil1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Eggs4
 Vanilla1 Teaspoon
 All purpose flour1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
 Ground cinnamon2 1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Ground nutmeg1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Baking powder2 Teaspoon
 Baking soda1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Salt1 Teaspoon
 Shredded carrots2 Cup (32 tbs), lightly packed
 Cream cheese frosting1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 4722 Calories from Fat 2181

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 247 g379.3%

Saturated Fat 17.3 g86.6%

Trans Fat 3.9 g

Cholesterol 845.9 mg282%

Sodium 5418.7 mg225.8%

Total Carbohydrates 592 g197.5%

Dietary Fiber 20.4 g81.8%

Sugars 415.3 g

Protein 48 g95.9%

Vitamin A 1030.5% Vitamin C 30.6%

Calcium 110.3% Iron 86.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

In a medium size bowl, stir together sugar and oil; beat in eggs, one at a time, then stir in vanilla.
Stir in flour, cinnamon, nutmeg, baking powder, baking soda, salt, and carrots.
Pour batter into a lightly greased 10 inch non metallic bundt dish.
Microwave, uncovered, on MEDIUM (50%) for 12 minutes, rotating dish 1/4 turn every 4 minutes.
Microwave on HIGH (100%) for 2 to 4 minutes.
Cake should spring back when lightly pressed; moist spots, when touched, should come off on your finger and cake underneath should be dry.
Cake should also pull away from side of dish.
Let stand for 15 minutes on a wire rack, then invert onto a serving platter.
Cover loosely with wax paper.
Let cool completely.
Prepare cream cheese frosting and spread over top of cooled cake.
Refrigerate until needed.
Makes about 12 servings.
Cream cheese frosting.
In a medium size bowl, place 2 small packages (3 oz. each) cream cheese (softened), 6 tablespoons butter or margarine (softened), 1 tablespoon grated orange peel, and 1 teaspoon vanilla; blend well.
Stir in 2 cups sifted powdered sugar until well blended. (Or put all ingredients into a food processor and whirl until well blended.)
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