Easy Carrot Cake with Buttermilk Glaze
Easy Carrot Cake with Buttermilk Glaze
  • prep: 10 min
  • cook: 50 min
  • total: 1 hr
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  • Summary

    This Easy Carrot Cake with Buttermilk Glaze is believably easy (like only 5 minutes from start to oven!) and unbelievably moist and delicious!

    Ingredients

    • For the cake:
    • 4 eggs
    • 1 cup mild-flavored vegetable oil (such as sunflower oil or canola oil)
    • 2 cups sugar
    • 1 pound carrots, peeled and roughly chopped if large (I like to use the baby carrots which are already peeled but any type of carrots is fine.)
    • ¾ cup pecans
    • 2 cups all-purpose flour
    • 1 cup shredded coconut
    • 1 tablespoon baking powder
    • 1 teaspoon baking soda
    • 1 teaspoon salt
    • 1 teaspoons cinnamon
    • ½ teaspoon cloves
    • ½ teaspoon ginger
    • For the buttermilk glaze:
    • 2 tablespoons butter
    • ¼ cup sugar
    • ⅛ teaspoon baking soda
    • 2 tablespoons buttermilk
    • 2 teaspoons maple syrup
    • 1 teaspoon vanilla

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 16
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 329 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 21 g 31.83%
    • Saturated Fat: 7 g 34.76%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 4 mg 1.3%
    • Sodium: 389 mg 16.19%
    • Calcium: 36 mg 3.61%
    • Potassium: 128 mg 3.65%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 1 mg 5.65%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 38 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 2 g 9.23%
    • Sugar: 23 g
    • Protein: 3 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Vitamin A 95.64%
    • Vitamin C 2.83%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat4
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs1
    • Exchange - Starch1
    • Exchange - Vegetables1
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total1 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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