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Maple Carrot Cake

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  Eggs 2
  Maple syrup 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), warmed
  Melted butter/Margarine 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Milk 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
  Finely grated carrots 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (Young Ones)
  Chopped pecans 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Whole wheat pastry flour 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  All purpose white flour 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Baking soda 1 Teaspoon
  Ground cinnamon 1 Tablespoon (Or To Taste)

1. Grease an 8 x 8 inch square cake pan. Heat oven to 350°F.
2. In a mixing bowl, beat eggs, adding warmed syrup slowly.
3. Stir in melted butter and milk, carrots and chopped nuts. Mix thoroughly.
4. Sift together both flours, the salt, soda and cinnamon. (Use 2 teaspoons cinnamon at first, then taste. Add extra teaspoonful to completed dough if you wish.)
5. Fold dry ingredients into the carrot mixture. Stir lightly to mix.
6. Turn mixture into prepared pan, and bake for 1 hour.
7. Cool in the pan.
8. If you wish, you can top the cake with Lemon Glaze.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
60 Minutes
Ready In: 
70 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1939 Calories from Fat 1009

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 116 g178.8%

Saturated Fat 46.6 g232.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 592.8 mg197.6%

Sodium 2613.5 mg108.9%

Total Carbohydrates 208 g69.3%

Dietary Fiber 24.9 g99.4%

Sugars 108.7 g

Protein 33 g66.6%

Vitamin A 302.9% Vitamin C 9.4%

Calcium 60.9% Iron 54.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Maple Carrot Cake Recipe