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Healthier Carrot Cake w/Applesauce & Cream Cheese Frosting

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A healthier but still delicious carrot. Unsweetened, natural applesauce is substituted for oil and Splenda artificial sweetener is used in place of sugar. Because the cake is a bit healthier, the cream cheese frosting wasn't modified (figured it could be more decadent if the cake wasn't AS fattening)

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cake:

2 c. flour
2 tsp. cinnamon
2 tsp. baking powder
1 tsp. baking soda
4 eggs (room temperature)
1 tsp. vanilla
1 c. unsweetened, natural applesauce
1 c. Splenda sweetener substitute
4 c. grated carrots

1 batch cream cheese frosting:
¼ c. unsalted butter (room temperature)
8 oz. cream cheese (room temperature)
1 tsp. vanilla
3 c. powdered sugar
1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees, grease a 9 x 13” baking dish. 2. Whisk together dry ingredients; beat eggs in with vanilla and set both aside. 3. In a large bowl, beat together the applesauce and Splenda...
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Nutritions

Calories
1115

Sodium
422mg
17% DV

Fat
31g
48% DV

Protein
14g
28% DV

Carbs
206g
70% DV

Fiber
8g
34% DV
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