Mom's Carrot Cake Recipe

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  1. In a small saucepan, cover carrots with water. Bring water to a boil and cook until tender, about 15 minutes. Let cool and mash.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, beat eggs. Add vegetable oil, buttermilk, 2 cups white sugar and 2 teaspoons vanilla. Add flour, baking soda, ground cinnamon and salt. Mix in pineapple, 2 cups mashed carrots, nuts and coconut.
  3. Pour into paper towel-lined 13 x 9 x 2-1/2 inch pan.
  4. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 55 minutes, or until cake tests done.
  5. Place cake on a plate, and allow to cool completely before frosting.
  6. To Make Frosting: Combine cream cheese, melted butter, 1 teaspoon vanilla extract, and confectioners' sugar. Spread on cooled cake. Cake tastes best after refrigerating overnight.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 6966.74 Kcal (29168 kJ)
Calories from fat 2865.79 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 318.42g 490%
Cholesterol 648.86mg 216%
Sodium 4389.19mg 183%
Potassium 2738.91mg 58%
Total Carbs 985.45g 328%
Sugars 733.81g 2935%
Dietary Fiber 31.69g 127%
Protein 84.1g 168%
Vitamin C 27.2mg 45%
Vitamin A 4.2mg 141%
Iron 9.9mg 55%
Calcium 612.4mg 61%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 333.14 Kcal (1395 kJ)
Calories from fat 137.04 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 15.23g 490%
Cholesterol 31.03mg 216%
Sodium 209.89mg 183%
Potassium 130.97mg 58%
Total Carbs 47.12g 328%
Sugars 35.09g 2935%
Dietary Fiber 1.52g 127%
Protein 4.02g 168%
Vitamin C 1.3mg 45%
Vitamin A 0.2mg 141%
Iron 0.5mg 55%
Calcium 29.3mg 61%

* 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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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 165.1
  • 194

Good Points

  • saturated fat free

Bad Points

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

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