How to Make a Classic Carrot Cake Recipe | Yummly

How To Make a Classic Carrot Cake

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21Ingredients
105Minutes
1050Calories

Ingredients

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  • 5 large carrots (about 1 pound total, finely shredded, about 3 cups, divided)
  • 2 1/4 cups unbleached all purpose flour
  • 2 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1 pinch ground nutmeg
  • 1 pinch ground nutmeg
  • 5 whole nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 1/4 cups light brown sugar
  • 4 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract (or vanilla bean paste)
  • 1 1/2 cups vegetable oil
  • 1/2 cup buttermilk
  • 1 cup pecan (or walnut pieces, toasted)
  • 20 ounces cream cheese (cut into 1-inch cubes, room temperature)
  • 1 1/2 cups unsalted butter (cut into 1/2-inch cubes, room temperature)
  • 2 cups powdered sugar (sifted)
  • 1 tablespoon pure vanilla extract
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    NutritionView More

    1050Calories
    Sodium21% DV500mg
    Fat118% DV77g
    Protein18% DV9g
    Carbs28% DV85g
    Fiber12% DV3g
    Calories1050Calories from Fat690
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Fat77g118%
    Saturated Fat27g135%
    Trans Fat1g
    Cholesterol185mg62%
    Sodium500mg21%
    Potassium320mg9%
    Protein9g18%
    Calories from Fat690
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Carbohydrate85g28%
    Dietary Fiber3g12%
    Sugars63g126%
    Vitamin A130%
    Vitamin C4%
    Calcium20%
    Iron15%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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