Classic Carrot Cake with Fluffy Cream Cheese Frosting
210 mins (prep 170)
14 ingredients
8 to 10
Carrot cake, that 1970s favorite, has a new audience at luxe restaurants like Manhattan's Le Bernardin. At the Urban Farmer in Portland, Oregon, pastry chef Jodi Elliot prepares the ultimate version: moist and not too sweet.

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Serving Size (254.35 g)
Servings 8
Amount per Serving
Calories 1045.89 Calories from Fat 673.29
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 74.81g 920.71%
Saturated Fat 18.95g 757.96%
Trans Fat 1.69g %
Cholesterol 62.64mg 167.03%
Sodium 786.79mg 262.26%
Total Carbohydrate 93.86g 250.3%
Dietary Fiber 5.45 g 174.25%
Sugars 63.75 g %
Protein 7.21g 115.41%
Vitamin A 10224.18IU% Vitamin C 3.68mg%
Calcium 140.12mg% Iron 2.57mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
pure vanilla extract, large eggs, pure vanilla extract, confectioners' sugar