Carrot Spice Cake

Ingredients

Cake:
1 cup unbleached all-purpose flour
1/2 cup whole wheat flour
1 cup evaporated cane juice (or substitute sugar)
2 tsps. baking soda
1/2 tsp. salt
2 tsps. ground cinnamon
1/2 tsp. ground nutmeg
3 T coconut oil, melted
1 large egg
1 T ground flax seed + 1 T water (or substitute 1 egg)
2 cups grated carrot (about 2 large carrots)
1 cup canned crushed pineapple, drained
1/2 cup applesauce
1/2 cup golden raisins
Frosting:
2 T butter, softened
1 (8 oz.) block 1/3 less-fat cream cheese, softened
4 1/2 cups powdered sugar
2 tsps. vanilla extract

Preparation

1
Preheat oven to 325°. Spray 2 9" round baking pans with cooking spray & dust with flour.
2
Combine flours, sugar, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, and nutmeg in a large bowl, stirring well with a whisk.
3
Combine oil and eggs; stir well.
4
Stir egg mixture, grated carrot, pineapple, and applesauce into flour mixture.
5
Pour batter into prepared pans.
6
Bake at 325° for 35 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
7
Let sit in pans for 5 minutes, then invert onto wire racks and cool completely.
8
For frosting, beat together butter and cream cheese until smooth.
9
Add powdered sugar and vanilla just until mixed.
10
Spread frosting between layers and then over cake.

 



About

This super moist cake is a combination of applesauce raisin, carrot, and pineapple cake.

Other Names:

Applesauce Raisin Cake, Pineapple Cake

Yield:

12 Servings

Added:

September 6, 2011

Creator:

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