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Easy Carrot Cake Recipe

Prep Time
30
min.
Total Time
1
hr.
40
min.
Servings

16 servings

Try our Easy Carrot Cake recipe for a weeknight dessert! Use yellow cake mix and shredded carrots, and top with classic cream cheese frosting.

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Make It

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  • Heat oven to 350°F.
  • Beat first 5 ingredients in large bowl with mixer 3 min. Stir in carrots and 1 cup nuts.
  • Pour into 13x9-inch baking dish sprayed with cooking spray.
  • Bake 35 to 40 min. or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool completely.
  • Beat cream cheese and butter in large bowl with mixer until blended. Gradually beat in sugar. Add lemon zest and juice; mix well. Spread onto cake. Sprinkle with remaining nuts just before serving.

Healthy Living

Save 30 calories and 3g of fat, including 2g of saturated fat, per serving by preparing with MIRACLE WHIP Light Dressing and PHILADELPHIA Neufchatel Cheese.

How to Store

Keep frosted cake refrigerated.

Servings

  • 16 servings

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 16 servings
AMOUNT PER SERVING
Calories 370
Total fat 18g
Saturated fat 7g
Cholesterol 75mg
Sodium 400mg
Carbohydrate 46g
Dietary fiber 1g
Sugars 35g
Protein 5g
% Daily Value
Vitamin A 50 %DV
Vitamin C 2 %DV
Calcium 10 %DV
Iron 6 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

Ratings & Reviews

Easy Carrot Cake Recipe is rated 5.0 out of 5 by 2.
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Rated 5 out of 5 by from DELICIOUS! DELICIOUS! I used Spice Cake mix instead of Yellow cake mix. I would absolutely use spice cake from now on. I also used Miracle whip, added raisins and walnuts. I Made it as a layer cake using my own icing recipe: 1/4c brown sugar 1 8oz. package light cream cheese 1c. cool whip. blend together. It was a hit in my house!
Date published: 2012-11-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This is the only carrot cake I make. This is the only carrot cake I make. I have made it several times always a great response. I use what I have on hand. Mayo or Miracle whip. Great both ways. Baking one tonight for work for tomorrow. I hope they like it as much as I do.
Date published: 2012-11-15
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