Carrot Cake Recipes

Easy Carrot Cake With Light Butter Frosting

A yellow cake mix is transformed into an irresistible dessert brimming with homemade taste. Made with light butter it is lower in fat as well!

30 min.prep time 2:05total time
15 servings
252 Ratings

Ingredients

Cake

1 (18.25-ounce) package yellow cake mix
1/2 cup stick Land O Lakes® Light Butter, melted, cooled
1 1/4 cups water
2 cups shredded carrots
2 teaspoons ground cinnamon

Frosting

3 cups powdered sugar
1/4 cup fat free sour cream
2 tablespoons stick Land O Lakes® Light Butter, softened
1/2 teaspoon vanilla

Directions

Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 13x9-inch baking pan with no-stick cooking spray; set aside.

Combine all cake ingredients except carrots and cinnamon in large bowl. Beat as directed on cake mix package. Stir in carrots and cinnamon.

Pour batter into prepared pan. Bake for 32 to 37 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool completely.

Combine all frosting ingredients in large bowl. Beat at medium speed, scraping bowl often, until creamy. Spread frosting over cooled cake.

Recipe Tip

One medium carrot will yield about 1/2 cup shredded carrot.

Recipe Tip
LAND O LAKES® Butter can also be used in this recipe. Nutrition Facts using butter: Calories 370, Fat 13g, Cholesterol 65mg, Sodium 330mg, Carbohydrate 60g, Dietary Fiber 1g, Protein 4g.

Nutrition Facts (1 serving)

Calories: 300

Fat: 8g

Cholesterol: 55mg

Sodium: 330mg

Carbohydrates: 53g

Dietary Fiber: 1g

Protein: 4g

Recipe #14662©2010Land O'Lakes, Inc.

Recipe Comments & Reviews

I make this for a office party and it was great.
I love carrot cake and the frosting was perfect I think it is good sometimes to switch to a lighter frosting.

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