Orange-Carrot Cake with Classic Cream Cheese Frosting
40 mins (prep 40)
17 ingredients
makes 8 to 10 servings
Add some citrusy zing to traditional carrot cake by adding orange zest and orange juice to the batter before baking.  For an extra punch of flavor, try adding some zest to the homemade cream cheese icing as well.

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Serving Size (232.09 g)
Servings 8
Amount per Serving
Calories 1179.89 Calories from Fat 714.42
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 79.38g 976.94%
Saturated Fat 26.79g 1071.44%
Trans Fat 1.45g %
Cholesterol 97.97mg 261.25%
Sodium 413.4mg 137.8%
Total Carbohydrate 115.49g 307.98%
Dietary Fiber 7.21 g 230.66%
Sugars 79.03 g %
Protein 11.24g 179.77%
Vitamin A 1167.07IU% Vitamin C 4.78mg%
Calcium 111.56mg% Iron 3.45mg%
*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:
large eggs, finely grated carrot, cream cheese frosting