Carrot Cake a La Cooking Light

READY IN: 1hr 30mins
Recipe by Impera_Magna

A lighter version of carrot cake but just as good if not better. I even used this recipe to make a wedding cake for a friend who loved it.

Top Review by Lori91761

There is way too much sugar in this recipe, so I used Splenda instead and it was very good!!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 325; grease and flour bundt or tube pan.
  2. In lg bowl, mix together dry ingredients.
  3. In sm bowl, beat eggs slightly; stir in oil and vanilla.
  4. Add oil/egg mixture to dry ingredients along w/ carrots, nuts, and applesauce just until moistened.
  5. Spoon batter into prepared pan and bake for 1 hour 20 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean.
  6. Cool cake in pan for 10 minutes before turning out onto wire rack to finish cooling.
  7. Optional Icing: Mix 1 1/4 c 10x sugar and 5T water together until smooth and spoon over cake.
  8. Note: These make excellent muffins too; just bake in prepared muffin cups til done (appx 20 mins depending on size).

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