Mama CD's High Fibre Carrot Cake

Mama CD's High Fibre Carrot Cake
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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 18
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 310.0
  • Total Fat: 16.9 g
  • Cholesterol: 77.3 mg
  • Sodium: 195.2 mg
  • Total Carbs: 38.4 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 4.1 g
  • Protein: 4.8 g

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Introduction

Delicious High Fibre Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese icing, perfect for taking to potlucks and can be adapted to be low carb. Delicious High Fibre Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese icing, perfect for taking to potlucks and can be adapted to be low carb.
Number of Servings: 18

Ingredients

    1.5 cups whole wheat flour
    1 cup bran
    2 tsp baking powder
    2 tsp cinnamon
    1 tsp baking soda
    pinch salt
    3/4 cup white sugar
    3/4 cup brown sugar
    3 eggs
    3/4 c butter or margarine
    1 tsp vanilla
    2 cupsgrated carrots
    1 cup drained crushed canned pineapple
    1/2 cup flax meal (or substitute: ground or chopped nuts)

    Icing:
    1 pkg cream cheese, softened
    1/4 cup butter, softened
    1/2 tsp vanilla
    1 cup icing sugar

    For a low carb version, use splenda and at least half soya flour in recipe.

Directions

Grease and flour 13- x 9-inch (3.5 L) metal cake pan; set aside.

In large bowl, whisk together dry ingredients. In separate bowl, beat together sugars, eggs, oil and vanilla until smooth; pour over flour mixture and stir just until moistened. Stir in carrots, pineapple.
Spread in prepared 13" x 9" metal pan.

Bake in centre of 350F (180C) oven for 40 minutes or until cake tester inserted in centre comes out clean. Let cool in pan on rack.

Icing: In bowl, beat cream cheese with butter and vanilla until smooth. Beat in icing sugar, one-third at a time, until smooth. Spread over top of cooled cake.

serves 18


Number of Servings: 18

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user MAMA_CD.

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