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Nutritional Facts: Carrot Layer Cake(Cook's Illustrated)

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  1 3/4 cups (219g)
all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons (9g)
baking powder
1 teaspoon (5g)
baking soda
1 1/2 teaspoons (4g)
ground cinnamon
3/4 teaspoon (2g)
ground nutmeg
1/2 teaspoon (3g)
salt
1/4 teaspoon (1g)
ground cloves
1 1/4 cups (275g)
light brown sugar
3/4 cup (164g)
vegetable oil
3 large (150g)
eggs
1 teaspoon (4g)
vanilla extract
2 2/3 cups (341g)
carrots
2/3 cup (96g)
dried currants
16 tablespoons (227g)
unsalted butter
3 cups (360g)
confectioners' sugar
1/3 cup (40g)
dry buttermilk
2 teaspoons (8g)
vanilla extract
1/4 teaspoon (2g)
salt
12 ounces (341g)
cream cheese
2 cups (218g)
pecans
Total 1 serving
Alanine (g) 0.7 n/a n/a 0.0 n/a 0.0 n/a n/a 0.0 1.1 n/a 0.4 n/a 0.1 n/a 0.5 n/a 0.0 0.6 0.9 4 0
Alcohol (g) 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.4 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 2.9 0.0 0.0 0.0 4 0
Arginine (g) 0.9 n/a n/a 0.0 n/a 0.0 n/a n/a 0.0 1.2 n/a 0.3 n/a 0.1 n/a 0.5 n/a 0.0 0.8 2.6 6 1
Ash (g) 1.0 6.6 1.7 0.1 0.0 3.0 0.0 1.2 0.0 1.6 0.0 3.3 2.3 0.1 0.0 3.2 0.0 1.5 4.5 3.2 34 3
Aspartic acid (g) 1.0 n/a n/a 0.0 n/a 0.0 n/a n/a 0.0 2.0 n/a 0.6 n/a 0.1 n/a 1.0 n/a 0.0 1.8 2.0 9 1
Beta-sitosterol n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 9.1 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 194.0 203 20
Caffeine (mg) 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0 0
Calcium (mg) 32.8 677.5 0.0 39.3 3.0 0.7 3.6 228.3 0.0 84.0 0.5 112.7 82.6 54.5 3.6 473.1 0.9 0.4 334.0 152.6 2,284 228
Calories 796.3 4.7 0.0 9.7 8.7 0.0 1.8 1,045.0 1,445.3 214.5 12.1 140.0 271.8 1,629.0 1,400.4 154.6 24.2 0.0 1,165.5 1,506.4 9,830 983
Calories (kj) 3,331.6 19.6 0.0 40.6 36.2 0.0 7.5 4,372.5 6,047.9 898.5 50.6 590.6 1,137.2 6,813.7 5,857.2 647.0 101.2 0.0 4,876.8 6,298.0 41,127 4,113
Campesterol n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0.0 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 10.9 11 1
Carbohydrates (g) 166.9 2.2 0.0 3.2 0.8 0.0 0.3 269.7 0.0 1.1 0.5 32.7 71.2 0.1 359.2 19.6 1.1 0.0 13.9 30.2 973 97
Cholesterol (mg) 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 558.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 488.5 0.0 27.6 0.0 0.0 374.9 0.0 1,449 145
Copper (mg) 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.2 0.4 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 2.6 4 0
Cystine (g) 0.5 n/a n/a 0.0 n/a 0.0 n/a n/a 0.0 0.4 n/a 0.3 n/a 0.0 n/a 0.1 n/a 0.0 0.1 0.3 2 0
Dietary Fiber (g) 5.9 0.0 0.0 2.1 0.3 0.0 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 9.6 6.5 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 20.9 46 5
Folate (mcg) 56.9 0.0 0.0 0.2 1.3 0.0 0.5 2.8 0.0 70.5 0.0 64.9 9.6 6.8 0.0 18.8 0.0 0.0 37.5 48.0 318 32
Folate, DFE (mcg) 56.9 0.0 0.0 0.2 1.3 0.0 0.5 2.8 0.0 70.5 0.0 64.9 9.6 6.8 0.0 18.8 0.0 0.0 37.5 48.0 318 32
Folate, food (mcg) 56.9 0.0 0.0 0.2 1.3 0.0 0.5 2.8 0.0 70.5 0.0 64.9 9.6 6.8 0.0 18.8 0.0 0.0 37.5 48.0 318 32
Folic acid (mcg) 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0 0
Fructose n/a n/a n/a 0.0 n/a n/a 0.0 3.1 n/a 0.0 n/a 1.9 n/a n/a 0.0 n/a n/a n/a 0.0 0.1 5 1
Galactose n/a n/a n/a 0.0 n/a n/a 0.0 0.0 n/a 0.0 n/a 0.0 n/a n/a 0.0 n/a n/a n/a 0.0 n/a 0 0
Glucose (dextrose) n/a n/a n/a 0.0 n/a n/a 0.0 3.7 n/a 0.6 n/a 2.0 n/a n/a 0.0 n/a n/a n/a 0.0 0.1 6 1
Glutamic acid (g) 7.6 n/a n/a 0.0 n/a 0.0 n/a n/a 0.0 2.5 n/a 1.2 n/a 0.4 n/a 2.9 n/a 0.0 4.4 4.0 23 2
Glycine (g) 0.8 n/a n/a 0.0 n/a 0.0 n/a n/a 0.0 0.6 n/a 0.2 n/a 0.0 n/a 0.3 n/a 0.0 0.5 1.0 3 0
Histidine (g) 0.5 n/a n/a 0.0 n/a 0.0 n/a n/a 0.0 0.5 n/a 0.1 n/a 0.1 n/a 0.4 n/a 0.0 0.6 0.6 3 0
Hydroxyproline n/a n/a n/a 0.0 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0.0 n/a 0 0
Iron (mg) 2.6 1.0 0.0 0.3 0.1 0.0 0.0 2.0 0.0 2.6 0.0 1.0 3.1 0.0 0.2 0.1 0.0 0.0 1.3 5.5 20 2
Isoleucine (g) 0.8 n/a n/a 0.0 n/a 0.0 n/a n/a 0.0 1.0 n/a 0.3 n/a 0.1 n/a 0.8 n/a 0.0 1.1 0.7 5 0
Lactose n/a n/a n/a 0.0 n/a n/a 0.0 0.0 n/a 0.0 n/a 0.0 n/a n/a 0.0 n/a n/a n/a 10.9 0.0 11 1
Leucine (g) 1.6 n/a n/a 0.0 n/a 0.0 n/a n/a 0.0 1.6 n/a 0.3 n/a 0.2 n/a 1.3 n/a 0.0 2.2 1.3 9 1
Lysine (g) 0.5 n/a n/a 0.0 n/a 0.0 n/a n/a 0.0 1.4 n/a 0.3 n/a 0.2 n/a 1.1 n/a 0.0 1.9 0.6 6 1
Magnesium (mg) 48.1 3.6 0.0 2.4 3.0 0.0 1.5 24.8 0.0 18.0 0.5 41.0 39.4 4.5 0.0 44.0 1.0 0.0 30.7 263.8 526 53
Maltose n/a n/a n/a 0.0 n/a n/a 0.0 0.0 n/a 0.0 n/a 0.0 n/a n/a 0.0 n/a n/a n/a 0.0 0.0 0 0
Manganese (mg) 1.5 0.0 0.0 0.7 0.0 0.0 0.2 0.2 n/a 0.0 0.0 0.5 0.5 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 9.8 13 1
Methionine (g) 0.4 n/a n/a 0.0 n/a 0.0 n/a n/a 0.0 0.6 n/a 0.1 n/a 0.0 n/a 0.3 n/a 0.0 0.7 0.4 2 0
Monounsaturated Fat (g) 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 45.1 5.5 0.0 0.0 0.0 47.8 0.0 0.7 0.0 0.0 29.4 88.9 218 22
Niacin (mg) 2.7 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.3 0.0 0.1 0.0 3.4 1.6 0.1 0.0 0.4 0.0 0.0 0.5 2.5 12 1
Pantothenic acid (mg) 1.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 n/a 0.0 n/a 0.4 0.0 2.3 0.0 0.9 0.0 0.2 0.0 1.3 0.0 0.0 1.9 1.9 10 1
Phenylalanine (g) 1.1 n/a n/a 0.0 n/a 0.0 n/a n/a 0.0 1.0 n/a 0.2 n/a 0.1 n/a 0.7 n/a 0.0 1.0 0.9 5 1
Phosphorus (mg) 236.3 912.5 0.0 2.5 3.5 0.0 0.6 11.0 0.0 297.0 0.3 119.5 120.1 54.5 0.0 372.8 0.5 0.0 361.2 603.9 3,096 310
Phytosterols n/a n/a n/a 1.0 1.0 0.0 1.4 n/a 1,582.7 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0.0 n/a 222.4 1,808 181
Polyunsaturated Fat (g) 0.9 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 89.4 2.9 0.0 0.4 0.2 6.9 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0 4.9 47.1 153 15
Potassium (mg) 234.1 0.5 0.0 16.9 5.8 0.2 6.1 365.8 0.0 207.0 6.2 1,092.4 856.7 54.5 7.2 636.2 12.4 0.1 470.3 893.8 4,866 487
Proline (g) 2.6 n/a n/a 0.0 n/a 0.0 n/a n/a 0.0 0.8 n/a 0.2 n/a 0.2 n/a 1.3 n/a 0.0 2.3 0.8 8 1
Protein (g) 22.6 0.0 0.0 0.2 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.3 0.0 18.8 0.0 3.2 3.9 1.9 0.0 13.7 0.0 0.0 20.2 20.0 105 11
Retinol (mcg) 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 240.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1,524.5 0.0 19.2 0.0 0.0 1,223.5 0.0 3,007 301
Riboflavin (mg) 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.7 0.0 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.6 0.0 0.0 0.4 0.3 3 0
Saturated Fat (g) 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.4 0.0 0.0 0.0 21.2 4.7 0.0 0.1 0.0 116.7 0.0 1.4 0.0 0.0 65.7 13.5 224 22
Selenium (mcg) 74.2 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 3.3 0.0 46.1 0.0 0.3 0.7 2.3 2.2 8.1 0.0 0.0 8.2 8.3 154 15
Serine (g) 1.1 n/a n/a 0.0 n/a 0.0 n/a n/a 0.0 1.5 n/a 0.2 n/a 0.1 n/a 0.7 n/a 0.0 1.3 1.0 6 1
Sodium (mg) 4.4 726.2 1,258.6 0.4 0.3 1,162.7 1.3 77.0 0.0 213.0 0.4 235.5 7.7 25.0 7.2 206.6 0.8 581.4 1,094.0 0.0 5,602 560
Starch n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 4.9 n/a n/a 4.5 n/a n/a n/a 1.2 1.0 12 1
Stigmasterol n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0.0 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 6.5 7 1
Sucrose n/a n/a n/a 0.0 n/a n/a 0.0 260.0 n/a 0.0 n/a 12.3 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0.0 8.5 281 28
Sugar (g) 0.6 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.5 0.0 0.0 266.8 0.0 0.6 0.5 16.2 64.6 0.1 352.1 19.6 1.1 0.0 10.9 8.7 742 74
Theobromine (mg) 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0 0
Thiamin (mg) 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.2 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.1 1.4 2 0
Threonine (g) 0.6 n/a n/a 0.0 n/a 0.0 n/a n/a 0.0 0.8 n/a 0.7 n/a 0.1 n/a 0.6 n/a 0.0 0.8 0.7 4 0
Tocopherol, alpha (mg) 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 23.4 1.6 0.0 2.3 0.1 5.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.0 3.1 37 4
Tocopherol, beta n/a n/a n/a 0.0 0.0 n/a n/a n/a n/a 0.0 n/a 0.0 n/a 0.0 n/a n/a n/a n/a 0.0 0.9 1 0
Tocopherol, delta n/a n/a n/a 0.0 0.0 n/a n/a n/a n/a 0.1 n/a 0.0 n/a 0.0 n/a n/a n/a n/a 0.0 1.0 1 0
Tocopherol, gamma n/a n/a n/a 0.4 0.0 n/a n/a n/a n/a 0.8 n/a 0.0 n/a 0.0 n/a n/a n/a n/a 0.1 53.3 55 5
Total Fat (g) 2.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.6 0.0 0.1 0.0 163.5 14.3 0.0 0.8 0.3 184.3 0.0 2.3 0.0 0.0 116.7 156.9 642 64
Trans-monoenoic Fat n/a n/a n/a 0.0 n/a n/a n/a n/a 0.0 0.0 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 0
TransFatty acids n/a n/a n/a 0.0 n/a n/a n/a n/a 0.5 0.1 n/a 0.0 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 1 0
Tryptophan (g) 0.3 n/a n/a 0.0 n/a 0.0 n/a n/a 0.0 0.3 n/a 0.0 n/a 0.0 n/a 0.2 n/a 0.0 0.2 0.2 1 0
Tyrosine (g) 0.7 n/a n/a 0.0 n/a 0.0 n/a n/a 0.0 0.7 n/a 0.1 n/a 0.1 n/a 0.7 n/a 0.0 1.0 0.5 4 0
Valine (g) 0.9 n/a n/a 0.0 n/a 0.0 n/a n/a 0.0 1.3 n/a 0.2 n/a 0.1 n/a 0.9 n/a 0.0 1.3 0.9 6 1
Vitamin A, IU (IU) 0.0 0.0 0.0 11.6 1.7 0.0 2.9 0.0 0.0 810.0 0.0 57,030.3 70.1 5,677.7 0.0 69.9 0.0 0.0 4,576.9 122.1 68,373 6,837
Vitamin A, RAE (mcg) 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.6 0.1 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0 240.0 0.0 2,850.5 3.8 1,554.0 0.0 19.6 0.0 0.0 1,247.3 6.5 5,923 592
Vitamin B-12 (mcg) 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.4 0.0 1.5 0.0 0.0 0.9 0.0 4 0
Vitamin B-6 (mg) 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.3 0.0 0.5 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.5 2 0
Vitamin C (mg) 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.4 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 20.1 4.5 0.0 0.0 2.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 2.4 30 3
Vitamin D (IU) 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 123.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 136.3 0.0 8.0 0.0 0.0 85.2 0.0 353 35
Water (g) 26.1 0.4 0.0 0.4 0.1 0.0 0.0 3.7 0.0 114.2 2.2 301.4 18.5 40.8 0.8 1.2 4.4 0.0 185.5 7.7 707 71
Zinc (mg) 1.5 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.0 1.9 0.0 0.8 0.6 0.2 0.0 1.6 0.0 0.0 1.7 9.9 19 2

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