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Carrot Spice Cake

 
One serving costs about $0.82

$0.82 per serving

1 people like this recipe

1 likes

This recipe is ready in 45 minutes

Ready in 45 minutes

12 vegetarian,lacto ovo vegetarian
spoonacular Score:21%

Spoonacular Score: 21%

 

Carrot Spice Cake requires about around 45 minutes from start to finish. One serving contains 406 calories, 6g of protein, and 7g of fat. This recipe serves 12 and costs 82 cents per serving. It is brought to you by Foodista. This recipe is liked by 1 foodies and cooks. Head to the store and pick up applesauce, unbleached flour, golden raisins, and a few other things to make it today. It is a good option if you're following a lacto ovo vegetarian diet. Overall, this recipe earns a not so spectacular spoonacular score of 20%. If you like this recipe, you might also like recipes such as Carrot And Spice Cake, Carrot Spice Poke Cake, and Applesauce-Carrot Spice Cake.

Cream Sherry, Moscato d'Asti, and Port are my top picks for Spice Cake. A common wine pairing rule is to make sure your wine is sweeter than your food. Delicate desserts go well with Moscato d'Asti, nutty desserts with cream sherry, and caramel or chocolate desserts pair well with port. The NV Johnson Estate Cream Sherry with a 5 out of 5 star rating seems like a good match. It costs about 19 dollars per bottle.

NV Johnson Estate Cream Sherry

Very aromatic with notes of hazelnut, vanilla, and a touch of oak followed by sweet raisins and a touch of yeast. Clean lasting finish. Good now but will reward those allow it to age"". A favorite pre-prandial beverage. Consider it with nuts before dinner as an aperitif, or after dinner with dessert, especially chocolates and fruit-based desserts. Also wonderful on cold afternoons, served with biscotti to dip in ""Italian-style"". "

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Ingredients

Servings:
1 cup
1 cup unbleached flour
unbleached flour
0.5 cups
0.5 cups whole wheat flour
whole wheat flour
1 cup
1 cup evaporated cane juice
evaporated cane juice
2 tsps
2 tsps baking soda
baking soda
0.5 tsps
0.5 tsps salt
salt
2 tsps
2 tsps ground cinnamon
ground cinnamon
0.5 tsps
0.5 tsps ground nutmeg
ground nutmeg
3 Tbsps
3 Tbsps coconut oil
coconut oil
1 large
1 large egg
egg
0 Tbsps
0 Tbsps ground flax seed
ground flax seed
2 cups
2 cups carrot
carrot
1 cup
1 cup canned pineapple
canned pineapple
0.5 cups
0.5 cups applesauce
applesauce
0.5 cups
0.5 cups golden raisins
golden raisins
2 Tbsps
2 Tbsps butter
butter
8 oz
8 oz cream cheese block
cream cheese block
4.5 cups
4.5 cups powdered sugar
powdered sugar
2 tsps
2 tsps vanilla extract
vanilla extract
1 cup unbleached flour
1 cup
unbleached flour
0.5 cups whole wheat flour
0.5 cups
whole wheat flour
1 cup evaporated cane juice
1 cup
evaporated cane juice
2 tsps baking soda
2 tsps
baking soda
0.5 tsps salt
0.5 tsps
salt
2 tsps ground cinnamon
2 tsps
ground cinnamon
0.5 tsps ground nutmeg
0.5 tsps
ground nutmeg
3 Tbsps coconut oil
3 Tbsps
coconut oil
1 large egg
1 large
egg
0 Tbsps ground flax seed
0 Tbsps
ground flax seed
2 cups carrot
2 cups
carrot
1 cup canned pineapple
1 cup
canned pineapple
0.5 cups applesauce
0.5 cups
applesauce
0.5 cups golden raisins
0.5 cups
golden raisins
2 Tbsps butter
2 Tbsps
butter
8 oz cream cheese block
8 oz
cream cheese block
4.5 cups powdered sugar
4.5 cups
powdered sugar
2 tsps vanilla extract
2 tsps
vanilla extract

Equipment

baking pan
baking pan
toothpicks
toothpicks
whisk
whisk
bowl
bowl
oven
oven
baking pan
baking pan
toothpicks
toothpicks
whisk
whisk
bowl
bowl
oven
oven


Instructions

Preheat oven to 325. Spray 2 9" round baking pans with cooking spray & dust with flour. Combine flours, sugar, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, and nutmeg in a large bowl, stirring well with a whisk. Combine oil and eggs; stir well. Stir egg mixture, grated carrot, pineapple, and applesauce into flour mixture. Pour batter into prepared pans. Bake at 325 for 35 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Let sit in pans for 5 minutes, then invert onto wire racks and cool completely. For frosting, beat together butter and cream cheese until smooth. Add powdered sugar and vanilla just until mixed. Spread frosting between layers and then over cake.

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Price Breakdown

Cost per Serving: $0.81
Ingredient
1 cup unbleached flour
½ cups whole wheat flour
1 cup evaporated cane juice
2 teaspoons baking soda
2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
½ teaspoons ground nutmeg
3 tablespoons coconut oil
1 large egg
1 tablespoon ground flax seed
2 cups carrot
1 cup canned pineapple
½ cups applesauce
½ cups golden raisins
2 tablespoons butter
8 ounces cream cheese block
4.5 cups powdered sugar
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
Price
$0.28
$0.11
$1.12
$0.01
$0.16
$0.08
$0.64
$0.31
$0.07
$0.45
$0.52
$0.37
$0.49
$0.24
$2.59
$1.74
$0.60
$9.78

Tips

Health Tips

  • To make baked goods lighter and sneak in some extra nutrition, you can swap half the butter or oil (sometimes even all of it!) with an equal amount of unsweetened applesauce.

  • You can easily swap half of the white flour in most recipes for whole wheat flour to add some fiber and protein. It does result in a heavier dough, so for cookies, cakes, etc., you might try swapping in whole wheat pastry flour.

  • If you're trying to cut back on sugar, consider replacing some of the sugar in this recipe with a sweetener like Stevia or Splenda. If you're against these kinds of sweeteners, start reducing the amount of real sugar you use until your tastebuds adjust.

  • Believe it or not, some sources say you can substitute avocado puree for butter when making brownies. Try it and let us know how it turns out!

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Price Tips

  • Dried fruit can be expensive, especially if you opt for organic. Your own dehydrator could be a great investment if you eat dried fruits regularly!

  • Most dairy products stay good well past their sell-by date. Instead of throwing out perfectly safe food that is just a few days or maybe even a week or two old, make sure the product smells fine, has a normal texture, and doesn't taste funny. Sniff testing isn't exactly rocket science and it can keep you from wasting food (and money).

Cooking Tips

  • Don't despair if you don't have powdered sugar on hand. All you need is granulated sugar and a good blender. Pour in the granulated sugar and blend at a high speed until you have a powder.

  • If you're baking with raisins, you can add them to hot water for 10 minutes or so to plump them up, then drain. You can also use some of the flour the recipes calls for to coat the raisins before mixing them into the dough so they won't all end up at the bottom.

  • If you need to soften a block of cream cheese before using it, you can unwrap it and heat it in the microwave on high for 10-15 seconds at a time until it is soft enough.

  • Like many ground spices, ground nutmeg loses its flavor over time. For the best nutmeg taste, purchase whole nutmeg and grate it right as you use it. If you're a real nutmeg lover, you can even buy a nutmeg grinder.

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Green Tips

  • Choose free range or organic eggs whenever possible! Even though they are more expensive, eggs are generally cheap to begin with, and eggs from cage-free chickens are worth the extra cost.

Disclaimer

Nutritional Information

Quickview
406 Calories
6g Protein
6g Total Fat
85g Carbs
3% Health Score
Limit These
Calories
406
20%

Fat
6g
10%

  Saturated Fat
4g
28%

Carbohydrates
85g
28%

  Sugar
69g
77%

Cholesterol
24mg
8%

Sodium
452mg
20%

Alcohol
0.23g
1%

Get Enough Of These
Protein
6g
12%

Vitamin A
3670IU
73%

Manganese
0.43mg
21%

Phosphorus
158mg
16%

Selenium
10µg
15%

Fiber
2g
9%

Calcium
92mg
9%

Vitamin B2
0.13mg
8%

Potassium
243mg
7%

Magnesium
25mg
6%

Vitamin B1
0.09mg
6%

Copper
0.12mg
6%

Vitamin B6
0.11mg
5%

Folate
20µg
5%

Zinc
0.7mg
5%

Iron
0.74mg
4%

Vitamin B5
0.39mg
4%

Vitamin B3
0.77mg
4%

Vitamin B12
0.23µg
4%

Vitamin C
2mg
4%

Vitamin K
3µg
4%

Vitamin E
0.37mg
2%

covered percent of daily need

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