Frosted Carrot Cake

Prep Time
20 min
Cook Time
35 min
Serves
10
Difficulty
Easy
Recipe Details
Ingredients
  • 3/4 cup(s) all-purpose flour
  • 2/3 cup(s) whole-grain wheat flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp table salt
  • 1 large egg(s)
  • 2 large egg white(s)
  • 3/4 cup(s) honey
  • 1/4 cup(s) vegetable oil
  • 1 Tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • 3 cup(s) uncooked carrot(s), grated
  • 3 oz low fat cream cheese, softened
  • 3 Tbsp powdered sugar
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
Instructions
  1. Heat oven to 350ºF (175ºC). Lightly coat the bottom of an 8-inch (20 cm) round cake pan with nonstick cooking spray. Line with wax paper and lightly coat paper with spray.
  2. In a small bowl, combine flours, baking soda, cinnamon and salt. In a large bowl with an electric mixer, beat eggs, honey, oil and lemon juice until blended. Stir flour mixture and carrots into egg mixture just until well blended.
  3. Spread batter into a prepared pan and bake until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean, 30 to 35 minutes. Cool in pan 10 minutes. Turn out of pan and cool completely.
  4. Meanwhile, for frosting, beat together cream cheese, powdered sugar and vanilla in a small bowl. Spread a thin layer over cooled cake and serve.