Whole Wheat Carrot Cake With Creamy Orange Icing (Low Fat)

Recipe by Olha7397
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READY IN: 40mins
SERVES: 16
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 350°F (175 C).
  • Lightly butter a 13 x 9-inch baking pan.
  • Wash and trim carrots and cut into large pieces.
  • Place in a food processor and process until finely chopped, or grate carrots finely, to make 2 cups.
  • I grated my carrots.
  • Set aside.
  • Cut orange into 8 wedges.
  • Do not peel.
  • Remove white center and seeds.
  • Cut wedges into 3 or 4 pieces each and puree in a food processor or blender along with the raisins.
  • Combine flours, cinnamon, baking powder, baking soda, nutmeg and salt in a large bowl.
  • In another bowl, combine eggs, buttermilk, maple syrup, brown sugar, oil, carrots and orange.
  • Stir carrot mixture into dry ingredients until combined.
  • Spread batter evenly in pan and bake 25 to 30 minutes, until a cake tester or wooden pick inserted in the center comes out clean.
  • Cool cake in pan.
  • Prepare icing by working cream cheese and orange juice together with the back of a spoon until combined.
  • Stir in enough powdered sugar to obtain a spreadable consistency.
  • When cake is cool, spread top with icing.
  • Makes 16 servings.
  • The One-Day-at-a- Time Low-Fat Cookbook.
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