Cherry Pecan Carrot Layer Cake Recipe

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Cherry Pecan Carrot Layer Cake
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  1. Heat oven to 350°F
  2. Butter and flour two 9-inch cake pans.
  3. In large mixer bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
  4. Add eggs, one at time; beat well.
  5. Add mangoes and mango juice. Beat until light and fluffy.
  6. In another bowl, combine flour and dry ingredients.
  7. Add to creamed butter mixture and mix well.
  8. Stir in cherries and pecans.
  9. Divide batter between the two cake pans.
  10. Bake until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean, 35 to 40 minutes.
  11. Remove cakes from oven; let cool 10 minutes.
  12. Loosen edges of cake and invert onto cooling racks. Cool completely.
  13. Make Cherry Frosting. In small saucepan, heat cream and cherries over medium heat until cherries are very soft, about 3 minutes.
  14. Cool mixture 5 minutes.
  15. Stir in vanilla and rum.
  16. Cool in refrigerator about 15 minutes.
  17. In large mixer bowl, cream butter and cream cheese until light.
  18. Beat in cooled cherry mixture.
  19. Gradually beat in sugar until creamy.
  20. Place one layer of cake on serving plate. Spread with frosting.
  21. Top with second cake layer and frost tip and sides of cake.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 3002.6 Kcal (12571 kJ)
Calories from fat 1209.56 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 134.4g 207%
Cholesterol 363.55mg 121%
Sodium 1166.44mg 49%
Potassium 805.22mg 17%
Total Carbs 446.24g 149%
Sugars 379.8g 1519%
Dietary Fiber 11.07g 44%
Protein 21.4g 43%
Vitamin C 13.5mg 23%
Vitamin A 1.5mg 50%
Iron 3.2mg 18%
Calcium 183.3mg 18%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 376.28 Kcal (1575 kJ)
Calories from fat 151.58 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 16.84g 207%
Cholesterol 45.56mg 121%
Sodium 146.17mg 49%
Potassium 100.91mg 17%
Total Carbs 55.92g 149%
Sugars 47.6g 1519%
Dietary Fiber 1.39g 44%
Protein 2.68g 43%
Vitamin C 1.7mg 23%
Vitamin A 0.2mg 50%
Iron 0.4mg 18%
Calcium 23mg 18%

* 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

  • 70.5
  • 84

Good Points

  • saturated fat free

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium,
  • High in Sugar,
  • High in Total Fat

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