Gluten-Free Carrot Cake Recipe | Yummly

Gluten-Free Carrot Cake

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20Ingredients
48Minutes
690Calories
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Description

This classic carrot cake is gluten-free, but no one will ever know! The secret ingredient is all-purpose gluten-free flour (such as Cup4Cup), which is available in the baking aisle of many supermarkets. The recipe is a Yummly original created by Sara Mellas.

Ingredients

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  • 4 medium carrots (2 cups, grated)
  • 1 ounce pecans (or walnuts, 1/4 cup finely chopped, optional)
  • 3/4 cup canola oil
  • 3/4 cup light brown sugar (150g per 3/4 cup, packed)
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar (150g per 3/4 cup)
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 can crushed pineapple (8 oz., well-drained)
  • 3 teaspoons vanilla extract (divided)
  • 2 1/3 cups all purpose gluten free flour
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice (or a blend of cinnamon, ginger powder, nutmeg, allspice and ground cloves)
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt (scant)
  • 1/4 cup raisins
  • 1/4 cup shredded coconut
  • 12 ounces cream cheese (1 1/2 blocks, softened)
  • 4 ounces unsalted butter (1 stick, softened)
  • 3 cups powdered sugar
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
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    NutritionView More

    690Calories
    Sodium21% DV510mg
    Fat63% DV41g
    Protein10% DV5g
    Carbs26% DV79g
    Fiber8% DV2g
    Calories690Calories from Fat370
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Fat41g63%
    Saturated Fat15g75%
    Trans Fat
    Cholesterol125mg42%
    Sodium510mg21%
    Potassium240mg7%
    Protein5g10%
    Calories from Fat370
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Carbohydrate79g26%
    Dietary Fiber2g8%
    Sugars74g148%
    Vitamin A100%
    Vitamin C20%
    Calcium10%
    Iron4%

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

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