Wonderful Carrot Cake

“This healthy carrot cake recipe is moist, tender and delicious. Kids will love it because it’s sweet, and you’ll love it because it’s packed with good-for-you carrots.” —Brenda Rankhorn, New Market, Alabama

Wonderful Carrot CakePhoto: Taste of Home
Servings Prep Time Cook Time
24servings 25minutes 40minutes + cooling
Servings Prep Time
24servings 25minutes
Cook Time
40minutes + cooling
Portions: servings
Portions: servings
  1. Preheat oven to 350°. In a large bowl, beat sugars, eggs, oil, applesauce and vanilla until well blended. In another bowl, whisk flours, baking powder, salt, cinnamon, allspice and baking soda; gradually beat into sugar mixture. Stir in carrots and walnuts.
  2. Pour into a greased 13x9-in. baking pan. Bake until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean, 40-45 minutes. Cool completely in pan on a wire rack.
  3. For frosting, in a small bowl, beat cream cheese, milk and vanilla until fluffy. Add confectioners' sugar and salt; beat until smooth. Spread over top of cake. Top with additional walnuts, if desired. Store in the refrigerator.
Recipe Notes

Nutrition Facts

1 piece: 223 calories, 8g fat (1g saturated fat), 30mg cholesterol, 183mg sodium, 36g carbohydrate (26g sugars, 1g fibre), 3g protein.