Chocolate Chip Carrot Cake

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 12
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 235.2
  • Total Fat: 3.7 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 120.0 mg
  • Total Carbs: 47.7 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 3.5 g
  • Protein: 5.0 g

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Number of Servings: 12


    1 cup unsalted butter, at room temperature(or applesauce)
    2 cups sugar
    5 egg whites eggs
    1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
    1 cup wheat or oat flour
    1 teaspoon baking soda
    1 teaspoon cinnamon
    1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
    1/2 teaspoon allspice
    2 tablespoons baking cocoa
    1/2 cup water
    1 tablespoon vanilla
    2 cups shredded carrots
    3/4 cup chopped nuts (optional)
    3/4 cup chocolate chips


Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

Cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition. Sift dry ingredients together; add to creamed mixture alternately with water and vanilla. Fold in carrots, nuts, and chips. Turn into a greased and floured 9- x13-inch pan. Bake for 45 minutes. Cool and top with our Cream Cheese Frosting.

Cream Cheese Frosting

1/4 cup butter, at room temperature
6 to 8 ounces cream cheese, at room temperature
1/2 teaspoon vanilla
1 teaspoon grated orange zest (orange part of peel)
2 cups powdered sugar, measured and then sifted
2 to 3 tablespoons milk

Serves 8 to 10

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Number of Servings: 12

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