Carrot Snack Cake

An all-American favorite, this carrot cake is a little more healthful—and chock-full of vegetables.

Serves: 12Hands-on: 20 minutesTotal: 1 hour 20 minutesDifficulty: Easy


Serves: 12

Ingredients

  • ½ cup butter, melted
  • 1½ cups granulated sugar
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 4 large eggs
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp. ginger
  • 2 tsp. cinnamon
  • 4 cups grated carrots
  • ¼ cup lowfat sour cream
  • ¼ cup confectioners' sugar

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Spray a 9" springform pan with a nonstick spray containing flour. Set aside.
  • In a large mixing bowl, blend butter and granulated sugar.
  • Add flour, eggs, vanilla, ginger, cinnamon, carrots, and sour cream. Mix well. Pour into prepared spring form pan.
  • Bake 1 hour. Allow to cool, then sprinkle with confectioners' sugar before serving.