Applesauce-Carrot Spice Cake

Enjoy this delicious applesauce-carrot cake made using Gold Medal® whole wheat flour that’s perfect for a dessert.

  • Prep Time 25 min
  • Total Time 2 hr 25 min
  • Servings 32

Ingredients

Cake

1
cup old-fashioned or quick-cooking oats
1 1/4
cups unsweetened applesauce
1
cup packed brown sugar
2
cups shredded carrots (about 4 medium)
1/2
cup fat-free egg product or 2 eggs
1/3
cup canola oil
1 1/2
cups Gold Medal™ whole wheat flour
2
teaspoons baking powder
1
teaspoon baking soda
1/2
teaspoon salt
1
tablespoon pumpkin pie spice
1/2
cup golden raisins

Frosting

4
oz (from 8-oz package) reduced-fat cream cheese (Neufchâtel), softened
1/4
cup powdered sugar
3
tablespoons milk
1
teaspoon vanilla

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 12-cup fluted tube cake pan with cooking spray.
  • 2 In large bowl, mix oats, applesauce, brown sugar, carrots, egg product and oil with spoon until well mixed. Stir in remaining cake ingredients just until moistened. Pour into pan.
  • 3 Bake 50 to 55 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pan 10 minutes. Remove from pan to wire rack. Cool completely, about 1 hour.
  • 4 In small bowl, beat cream cheese and powdered sugar with electric mixer on medium speed until smooth. Beat in milk and vanilla until well mixed. Place cake on serving plate. Spoon frosting over cake.
 

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
110
(
Calories from Fat
30),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
3 1/2g
3 1/2%
(Saturated Fat
1g,
1%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
135mg
135%;
Total Carbohydrate
17g
17%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
10g
10%
),
Protein
2g
2%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
25%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
4%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.