Easy Carrot Cake With Light Butter Frosting

Carrot Cake Recipes
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2 Reviews
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
2:05
Total Time
15 servings

Ingredients

Cake

1 (15.25- to 16.5-ounce ) package
yellow cake mix
1/2 cup
Land O Lakes® Light Butter, melted, cooled
3
large Land O Lakes® Eggs
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
*Land O Lakes® Light Butter, softened
1/2 teaspoon
vanilla
 
*Substitute Land O Lakes® Butter.

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 13x9-inch baking pan with no-stick cooking spray; set aside.
  2. Combine all cake ingredients except carrots and cinnamon in large bowl. Beat as directed on cake mix package. Stir in carrots and cinnamon.
  3. Pour batter into prepared pan. Bake for 32 to 37 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool completely.
  4. Combine all frosting ingredients in large bowl. Beat at medium speed, scraping bowl often, until creamy. Spread frosting over cooled cake.

Recipe Tips

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

Nutrition Facts (1 serving)

Calories
300
Cholesterol
55mg
Carbohydrates
53g
Protein
4g
Fat
8g
Sodium
330mg
Dietary Fiber
1g

Recipe Comments and Reviews

Rating

I make this for a office party and it was great.

Rating

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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