Spiced Carrot Cake

Vicki Moser

By
@Vlynn0120

The added applesauce makes this cake so moist but the best part is the creamy frosting!


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Serves:

12-24 pieces

Prep:

30 Min

Cook:

45 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

2 c
flour, all purpose
2 tsp
baking soda
1 Tbsp
cinnamon, ground
1 tsp
pumpkin pie spice
1 tsp
salt
2 c
sugar
1 c
vegetable oil
1/2 c
applesauce
3
eggs
3 c
carrots, grated
1 c
walnuts, chopped

CREAM CHEESE FROSTING

8 oz
cream cheese, room temperature
12 oz
powdered sugar
1 tsp
imitation vanilla extract
2 Tbsp
butter, room temperature
2 Tbsp
milk, 2%

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Prepare (flour & grease) a 9x13 pan. Preheat oven to 350°F.
2
In a large bowl combine all dry ingredients. Mix well. In another bowl combine all the wet ingredients. Mix well with a mixer until creamy.
3
Combine the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients. Mix well with mixer. Fold in the Carrots and walnuts. Add to prepared pan and bake for 45 minutes.
4
While the cake is baking you can make the yummy frosting. Add all the frosting ingredients and mix with a mixer until fluffy. Frost cake after it cools.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy