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Festive Cranberry Orange Carrot Cake

Eating healthier is a piece of cake

Yield: 16 servings

Preparation Time: 20 min; Bake Time: 30 min


Nutrition Facts

Yield: 16 servings

Approximate Nutrient Content per serving:

Calories: 251
Calories From Fat: 414
Total Fat: 46g
Cholesterol: 4g
Sodium: 269mg
Total Carbohydrates: 9mg
Protein: 6g

Per serving with frosting:

Please Note: Nutritional values listed may vary from final results depending on actual measurements, products and brands used to prepare the recipe.


Heat oven to 350 F. Coat two 8 or 9-inch round cake pans with no-stick cooking spray.

Combine cake mix, water, applesauce and Second Nature Eggs in large mixing bowl. Beat on low speed 1 minute; continue beating on medium 2 minutes. Stir in carrots, cranberries and orange peel. Pour into prepared pans.

Bake 30 to 35 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes. Turn out onto racks and cool completely. Spread Orange Cream Cheese Frosting between layers. Spread sides and top of cake with remaining frosting.

Orange Cream Cheese Frosting: Combine cream cheese and butter or margarine; beat until smooth. Gradually beat in confectioners sugar and grated orange peel.

For easy carrot cake, simply omit cranberries and orange peel from cake and frosting recipes.

Source: Second Nature

Please note that some ingredients and brands may not be available in every store.

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