Garden Patch Carrot Cake Recipe

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Garden Patch Carrot Cake
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  1. In a large mixing bowl, beat together oil, eggs, sugar, and vanilla.
  2. Combine flour, baking powder, cinnamon, and salt in another bowl.
  3. Add flour mixture to egg mixture and mix well.
  4. Stir in baby foods and grated vegetables.
  5. Add chocolate chips and mix together well.
  6. Pour into a greased and floured 9x13 baking pan.
  7. Bake in a preheated oven at 350 F for 35-40 minutes, or until cake tests done with a toothpick.
  8. Cool 15 minutes before removing from pan to cool completely.
  9. Make sure cake is completely cooled before icing.
  10. Combine cream cheese,butter,and vanilla using an electric mixer.
  11. Gradually add powdered sugar and mix until smooth; there may be extra powdered sugar- only use as much as you need to get the consistency of frosting that you prefer.
  12. Ice the cake with the cream cheese frosting.
  13. Cover with plastic wrap- using toothpicks poked in several spots atop the cake to keep the plastic from touching the frosting.
  14. This cake requires refrigeration once iced.
  15. You may let it come to room temperature before serving, but store leftovers in the fridge.
  16. If desired, garnish with candy make to look like little vegetables and some chopped nuts or grated coconut or just leave plain.
  17. NOTE:If you are planning to decorate the cake, ice the cake first with the cream cheese frosting and let chill.
  18. Then, use purchased or homemade decorator's white frosting and tint some green to make grass, some orange to make pumpkins or carrots, etc.
  19. Use decorating tips to design the cake surface like a vegetable garden or as desired with the tinted frosting.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 849.16 Kcal (3555 kJ)
Calories from fat 385.44 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 42.83g 66%
Cholesterol 31.05mg 10%
Sodium 770.55mg 32%
Potassium 1555.58mg 33%
Total Carbs 109.66g 37%
Sugars 62.82g 251%
Dietary Fiber 0.72g 3%
Protein 9.28g 19%
Vitamin C 3.7mg 6%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 2%
Iron 0.7mg 4%
Calcium 86.2mg 9%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 429.89 Kcal (1800 kJ)
Calories from fat 195.13 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 21.68g 66%
Cholesterol 15.72mg 10%
Sodium 390.1mg 32%
Potassium 787.52mg 33%
Total Carbs 55.52g 37%
Sugars 31.8g 251%
Dietary Fiber 0.37g 3%
Protein 4.7g 19%
Vitamin C 1.9mg 6%
Iron 0.4mg 4%
Calcium 43.6mg 9%

* 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

  • 20.4
  • 24

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low cholesterol

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium,
  • High in Sugar

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