Carrot Cake With Orange Cream Cheese Frosting Recipe

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Carrot Cake With Orange Cream Cheese Frosting
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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Spray a 9x13 inch pan with cooking spray. Cut out parchment paper to fit on bottom of pan.
  2. Sift together flour, baking soda, baking powder, salt and cinnamon. Set aside.
  3. In a large bowl, beat together eggs, oil, pumpkin, sugars and vanilla. Add in dry ingredients a little at a time. Stir in carrots. Fold in pecans. Pour into prepared pan.
  4. Bake in the preheated oven for 40 to 50 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean. Let cool in pan for 10 minutes, then turn out onto a wire rack and cool completely.
  5. To Make Frosting: In a medium bowl, combine cream cheese, confectioners' sugar, vanilla, orange zest and juice. Beat until the mixture is smooth and creamy. Fold in cool whip.
  6. Frost the top of cooled cake. Top with toasted coconut. Refrigerate.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 222.33 Kcal (931 kJ)
Calories from fat 101.11 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 11.23g 17%
Cholesterol 39.78mg 13%
Sodium 216.09mg 9%
Potassium 170.85mg 4%
Total Carbs 28.56g 10%
Sugars 15.41g 62%
Dietary Fiber 1.4g 6%
Protein 3.06g 6%
Vitamin C 2.9mg 5%
Vitamin A 0.2mg 6%
Iron 1mg 5%
Calcium 50.6mg 5%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 265.33 Kcal (1111 kJ)
Calories from fat 120.67 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 13.41g 17%
Cholesterol 47.47mg 13%
Sodium 257.89mg 9%
Potassium 203.89mg 4%
Total Carbs 34.08g 10%
Sugars 18.39g 62%
Dietary Fiber 1.67g 6%
Protein 3.65g 6%
Vitamin C 3.5mg 5%
Vitamin A 0.2mg 6%
Iron 1.1mg 5%
Calcium 60.3mg 5%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Weightwatchers Points

  • 5.1
  • 6

Good Points

  • saturated fat free

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