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Ingredients

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4 SERVINGS
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3 cups carrots (grated, about 9 carrots, you can grate them in food processor fitted with a shredding a blade or use a box grater)
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts (coarsely, or pecans)
  • 1 cup shredded coconut (sweetened or unsweetened*)
  • 1/2 cup raisins (moist, plump, dark or golden or dried cranberries)
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 cup canola oil
  • 4 large eggs
  • 8 ounces cream cheese (room temperature)
  • 8 tablespoons unsalted butter (at room temperature)
  • 3/4 cup confectioners' sugar (sifted)
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice (or 1/2 teaspoon pure lemon extract, I omitted this and replaced it with 1/2 teaspoon of pure vanilla extract)
  • 1/2 cup shredded coconut (optional)
  • toasted nuts (optional)
  • toasted shredded coconut (optional)
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    2130Calories
    Sodium
    Fat
    Protein
    Carbs
    Fiber
    Calories2130Calories from Fat1220
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Fat136g209%
    Saturated Fat41g205%
    Trans Fat
    Cholesterol335mg112%
    Sodium1740mg73%
    Potassium890mg25%
    Protein24g47%
    Calories from Fat1220
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Carbohydrate216g72%
    Dietary Fiber11g44%
    Sugars150g300%
    Vitamin A310%
    Vitamin C10%
    Calcium35%
    Iron35%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

    Reviews(6)

    Kami Parker 4 months ago
    Wonderful recipe. I used 1/2 (only 1 cup) of sugar and added a bunch of crushed pineapple and a ton of mandarin zest. The frosting was still a little sweet for me but still out of this world with lemon instead of vanilla
    Elizabeth Vignali 7 months ago
    Deliciously moist. Fun to make. My husband and I love this cake! Thank you.
    Worship 2 years ago
    Amazing so moist delicious freezes well
    Raquel Galindos 2 years ago
    It was good,but not the best
    El Jeffe 3 years ago
    Made muffins - Cake was not very sweet and icing didn’t make up for it
    Joanna Raun 3 years ago
    Very moist, light, and tasty

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