Surprise Carrot Cake

Surprise Carrot Cake
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Category
Cakes, Desserts
Cuisine
American
Prep Time:  25 minutes Cook Time:  55 minutes Servings:  16 servings

  • 3 cups shredded carrots
  • 1-3/4 cups sugar
  • 1 cup canola oil
  • 3 large eggs, room temperature
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans
    FILLING
  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 large egg, room temperature
    FROSTING
  • 1 pkg (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 1/4 cup butter, softened
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 4 cups confectioners’ sugar

  1. In a large bowl, beat the carrots, sugar, oil and eggs until well blended. In a large bowl, combine the flour, baking soda, cinnamon and salt; gradually beat into carrot mixture until blended. Stir in the pecans. Pour 3 cups batter into a greased and floured 10-in. fluted tube pan.
  2. In a small bowl, beat cream cheese and sugar until smooth. Beat in egg. Spoon over batter. Top with remaining batter.
  3. Bake at 350° for 55-60 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes before removing from pan to a wire rack to cool completely.
  4. For frosting, in a small bowl, beat the cream cheese, butter and vanilla until fluffy. Gradually add confectioners’ sugar until smooth. Frost cake. Store in the refrigerator.

Nutrition Facts

Surprise Carrot Cake

Serves

Amount Per Serving
Calories 566.26 kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 30.06 g 46.2%
Saturated Fat 8.93 g 44.7%
Trans Fat 0.17 g
Cholesterol 85.31 mg 28.4%
Sodium 363.59 mg 15.1%
Total Carbohydrate 71.09 g 23.7%
Dietary Fiber 1.56 g 6.2%
Sugars 56.59 g
Protein 5.43 g
Vitamin A 37.69 % Vitamin C 1.55 %
Calcium 5.18 % Iron 7.03 %

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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