Morning Glory Carrot Cake

Morning Glory Carrot Cake

With whole wheat flour, carrots, raisins and walnuts, a small slice of this classic cake goes a long way to please your palate!

Prep Time

30

Minutes

Total Time

3:10

Hrs:Mins

Makes

15

servings

Cake
1
box Betty Crocker® SuperMoist® yellow cake mix
3
tablespoons Gold Medal® whole wheat flour
1 1/4
cups water
1/2
cup vegetable oil
4
eggs
1 1/2
teaspoons ground cinnamon
1/4
teaspoon ground nutmeg
2 1/2
cups finely shredded carrots (about 5 medium)
1/3
cup raisins
1/3
cup chopped walnuts
Frosting
3
cups powdered sugar
1
package (8 oz) cream cheese, softened
2
tablespoons butter or margarine, softened
1
teaspoon vanilla
3/4
cup flaked coconut, toasted*
  1. Heat oven to 350°F (or 325°F for dark or nonstick pan). Spray bottom and sides of 13x9-inch pan with baking spray with flour.
  2. In large bowl, stir cake mix and flour. Reserve 1/3 cup cake mix mixture. To remaining mixture, add water, oil, eggs, cinnamon and nutmeg; beat with electric mixer on low speed 30 seconds, then on medium speed 2 minutes, scraping bowl occasionally. In medium bowl, stir carrots, raisins, walnuts and reserved cake mix mixture until coated. Stir into batter; pour into pan.
  3. Bake 35 to 43 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool completely, about 2 hours.
  4. In large bowl, beat powdered sugar, cream cheese, butter and vanilla on low speed until blended. Beat on medium speed until smooth and creamy. Spread frosting over cake. Sprinkle with coconut. Store covered in refrigerator.
Makes 15 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
*To toast coconut, spread in ungreased shallow pan and bake at 350°F for 5 to 7 minutes, stirring occasionally, until golden brown.
Not a fan of raisins? Omit them and increase the chopped walnuts to 2/3 cup.
Instead of making your own frosting, use 1 container of Betty Crocker® Rich & Creamy cream cheese frosting.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 420
    • (Calories from Fat 180),
  • Total Fat 20g
    • (Saturated Fat 8g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 75mg;
  • Sodium 310mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 57g
    • (Dietary Fiber 1g,
    • Sugars 41g),
  • Protein 4g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 0 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 3 1/2 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 1/2 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 3 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 4;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.