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Healthier Carrot Cake

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Total Time (minutes)
50
Difficulty
1
Servings
16
Ingredients
13
Total Prep Time: 20 minutes
Calories Per Serving: 177
Nutrients

Nutrition Facts

1 square

Amount per serving
Calories 177 Calories from fat: 28
% Daily Value*
Fat 3 g 4 %
Saturated 1 g 4 %
Trans 0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1 g %
Monounsaturated Fat 1 g %
Cholesterol 2 mg 1 %
Sodium 212 mg 9 %
Potassium 37 mg 1 %
Carbohydrate 33 g 12 %
Fiber 1 g 3 %
Sugars 21 g
Protein 4 g
Vitamin A 4 %
Vitamin C 2 %
Calcium 6 %
Iron 4 %
Vitamin E 0 %
Thiamin 10 %
Vitamin B6 0 %
Phosphorus 2 %
Magnesium 2 %
Manganese 2 %

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

Ingredients

  • Nonstick cooking spray
  • 3 large egg whites
  • 2/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/3 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened almond milk
  • 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 1/2 cups grated DOLE® Carrots
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped DOLE® Tropical Gold® Pineapple
  • 1 package (8 ounces) fat-free cream cheese
  • 1 1/2 cups powdered sugar
  • 1/4 cup buttery spread

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Spray 9-inch square baking dish with nonstick cooking spray.
  2. Whisk egg whites, granulated sugar, applesauce, and almond milk in a large bowl. Whisk flour, cinnamon, and baking soda in a medium bowl; whisk into egg mixture until incorporated. Fold in carrots and pineapple; transfer to prepared dish.
  3. Bake 30 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean; cool completely on wire rack. 
  4. Beat cream cheese, powdered sugar, and buttery spread in a large bowl with mixer on low speed 2 minutes or until incorporated; increase speed to high and beat 2 minutes or until light and fluffy. Makes about 1 1/2 cups.
  5. Spread frosting over cake; refrigerate at least 1 hour before cutting into 16 squares.
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Healthier Carrot Cake Prep Time:20 minutes Cook time:50 minutes Serves: 16
Nutrition facts: 177 Calories, 3 grams fat
Ingredients: Nonstick cooking spray, 3 large egg whites, 2/3 cup granulated sugar, 1/3 cup unsweetened applesauce, 1/4 cup unsweetened almond milk, 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour, 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon, 1 teaspoon baking soda, 1 1/2 cups grated DOLE® Carrots, 1/2 cup finely chopped DOLE® Tropical Gold® Pineapple, 1 package (8 ounces) fat-free cream cheese, 1 1/2 cups powdered sugar, 1/4 cup buttery spread, Directions:Preheat oven to 350°F. Spray 9-inch square baking dish with nonstick cooking spray.Whisk egg whites, granulated sugar, applesauce, and almond milk in a large bowl. Whisk flour, cinnamon, and baking soda in a medium bowl; whisk into egg mixture until incorporated. Fold in carrots and pineapple; transfer to prepared dish.Bake 30 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean; cool completely on wire rack. Beat cream cheese, powdered sugar, and buttery spread in a large bowl with mixer on low speed 2 minutes or until incorporated; increase speed to high and beat 2 minutes or until light and fluffy. Makes about 1 1/2 cups.Spread frosting over cake; refrigerate at least 1 hour before cutting into 16 squares.