Fall Classic: Carrot Cake

Vegetarian
Health score
1%
Fall Classic: Carrot Cake
60 min.
16
401kcal
100%sweetness
16.14%saltiness
6.98%sourness
9.45%bitterness
4%savoriness
31.58%fattiness
0%spiciness

Ingredients

  • tsp double-acting baking powder 
  • tsp baking soda 
  • 0.8 cup brown sugar packed
  • 0.8 cup brown sugar packed
  • 0.3 cup butter softened
  • cup canola oil 
  • cups carrots finely grated (approx. 1 lb/454g)
  • tsp cinnamon 
  •  eggs 
  • cup granulated sugar 
  • cups powdered sugar 
  • cup cream cheese low fat softened
  • tsp salt 
  • tsp vanilla extract 
  • cups flour whole wheat white

Equipment

  • bowl
  • oven
  • wire rack
  • toothpicks

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350F (180C) and grease two 9 (23cm) cake pans. Beat oil and sugars together in a large bowl until combined.
  2. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Next, combine flour, cinnamon, baking soda, baking powder and salt in a separate large bowl.
  3. Add flour mixture to egg mixture.
  4. Mix, just until combined. Fold in carrots. Divide batter evenly in prepared pans.
  5. Bake in preheated oven 25 to 30 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in centre of cake comes out clean. Cool in pans on wire cooling rack for 20 minutes.
  6. Remove from pans and cool completely on wire cooling rack.For icing, cream butter and cream cheese in a medium bowl.
  7. Add icing sugar, one cup at a time. Beat well after each addition.
  8. Add vanilla. Continue beating until fluffy.
  9. Add 1 tbsp milk at a time to thin out icing if necessary.
  10. Place one cake on serving dish.
  11. Spread with icing. Top with remaining cake layer.
  12. Spread top with remaining icing.

Nutrition Facts

Calories401kcal
Protein4.71%
Fat20.45%
Carbs74.84%

Properties

Glycemic Index
16.5
Glycemic Load
9.64
Inflammation Score
-10
Nutrition Score
7.7317391304348%

Flavonoids

Luteolin
0.03mg
Kaempferol
0.06mg
Myricetin
0.01mg
Quercetin
0.05mg

Taste

Sweetness:
100%
Saltiness:
16.14%
Sourness:
6.98%
Bitterness:
9.45%
Savoriness:
4%
Fattiness:
31.58%
Spiciness:
0%

Nutrients percent of daily need

Calories:400.92kcal
20.05%
Fat:9.37g
14.42%
Saturated Fat:3.75g
23.42%
Carbohydrates:77.18g
25.73%
Net Carbohydrates:74.83g
27.21%
Sugar:63.91g
71.02%
Cholesterol:56.65mg
18.88%
Sodium:479.01mg
20.83%
Protein:4.85g
9.71%
Vitamin A:4241.23IU
84.82%
Calcium:101.84mg
10.18%
Fiber:2.35g
9.38%
Phosphorus:67.48mg
6.75%
Selenium:4.55µg
6.5%
Vitamin B2:0.1mg
5.98%
Vitamin E:0.89mg
5.96%
Manganese:0.11mg
5.59%
Vitamin K:5.71µg
5.44%
Potassium:176.6mg
5.05%
Iron:0.9mg
5.02%
Vitamin B12:0.24µg
4.03%
Vitamin B5:0.39mg
3.93%
Vitamin B6:0.07mg
3.39%
Folate:12.91µg
3.23%
Zinc:0.31mg
2.04%
Magnesium:7.71mg
1.93%
Copper:0.04mg
1.88%
Vitamin B1:0.03mg
1.77%
Vitamin D:0.27µg
1.77%
Vitamin C:1.43mg
1.73%
Vitamin B3:0.29mg
1.46%
Source:Foodista
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