Cakes

Chocolate Carrot Cake

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A chocolate twist on traditional carrot cake, with a chocolate cream cheese frosting.

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For the cake:
2 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 cup cocoa
2 teaspoons baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
3 eggs
2 cups white sugar
3/4 cup vegetable oil
3/4 cup buttermilk
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
2 cups grated carrot
1 (8 oz.) can crushed pineapple, drained
2/3 cup finely chopped pecans
1 cup mini chocolate chips
For the frosting:
8 ounces cream cheese, softened
1/2 cup butter, softened
3/4 cup cocoa
1/4 teaspoon salt
2 teaspoons vanilla
2 1/2 to 3 cups powdered sugar
1/2 cup mini chocolate chips, for garnish (optional)
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Generously grease 2 (9-inch) cake pans with non-stick baking spray. In a medium bowl, whisk together flour, cocoa, baking soda, salt, cinnamon and nutmeg. With an electric...
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Nutritions

Calories
1046

Sodium
938mg
39% DV

Fat
58g
90% DV

Protein
16g
32% DV

Carbs
118g
40% DV

Fiber
9g
39% DV