Lite Carrot Cake155 Reviews
“An alternative to the usually high fat carrot cake. Moist and delicious.” - by Marva
Original recipe yields 1 -9x13 inch cake
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Lightly grease and flour one 9x13 inch pan or two 9 inch round cake pans.
- Separate eggs and beat egg whites until frothy, then continue whipping and gradually add 1/2 cup of the white sugar. Beat until stiff.
- In a large bowl combine; the cake flour, wheat flour, brown sugar, baking powder, baking soda, and cinnamon, mix until blended. Add the oil and the buttermilk and mix well. Add the egg yolks and mix well. Fold in the egg whites and then the carrots. Pour batter into prepared pan.
- Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 25 to 35 minutes. Cool and frost with your favorite Cream Cheese frosting using light cream cheese.
Amount Per Serving (24 total)
- 131 cal
- 3.9 g
- 22.6 g
Based on a 2,000 calorie diet
Reviews (155)Rate This Recipe
"This is excellent. I have made some adjustments to the recipe to make this low fat. I replaced the cup of cake flour with a cup of whole wheat flour. So, that makes 2 cups of whole wheat flour tota..." See morel. Instead of the vegetable oil, I used one cup of non-sweetened apple sauce. I have also reduced the 1/2 cup of white sugar to only 3 tbsp because the apple sauce is sweet naturally. I replaced 3 eggs with only the egg white, buttermilk with low fat milk. I used 2 cups of carrots and added 1/2 tsp of cloves and nutmeg."
"to further lessen the fat i just use the egg whites, and i replaced the vegetable oil with apple sauce aand one tbsp of oil(to absorb the vitamin A from the carrots), i also used 2cups of whole wheat ..." See moreflour and added some nutmeg"
"After reading some reviews that it was bland, I decided to add an additional 1/2 teaspoon of cinnamon. After I finished baking it, it was still pretty bland.. I don't know what it's missing. But the t..." See moreexture is perfect; it's just the taste that is lacking a bit. I would have given it 3.5 stars, but I give it 4 stars since it was healthier. BTW: http://cake.allrecipes.com/az/69402.asp is much better. It's also low fat, but the taste is phenomenal."
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