Our Easy Carrot Cake has a secret ingredient - take a shortcut to carrot cake deliciousness with a boxed cake mix (and a few simple add-ins).
What do I need ?
Original recipe yields 24 Servings
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1 pkg. (2-layer size) yellow cake mix
1 cup Miracle Whip Original Spread
1/4 cup cold water
2-1/2 tsp. ground cinnamon
3 carrots, shredded (about 2 cups)
1 cup chopped walnuts
1 pkg. (250 g) Philadelphia Brick Cream Cheese, softened
1/4 cup butter, melted
2-1/2 cups icing sugar
1/2 tsp. zest and 1 tsp. juice from 1 lemon
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How do I make it ?
Heat oven to 350ºF.
Beat first 5 ingredients in large bowl with mixer until blended; stir in carrots and nuts. Pour into 13x9-inch baking dish sprayed with cooking spray.
Bake 40 to 45 min. or until toothpick inserted in centre comes out clean; cool completely.
Beat cream cheese and butter in large bowl with mixer until blended. Gradually beat in sugar. Add lemon zest and juice; mix well. Spread onto cake.
Kraft Kitchen Tips!
Enjoy your favourite foods while keeping portion size in mind.
Garnish with 2 Tbsp. chopped walnuts just before serving.
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Calories From Fat
% Daily Value
Total fat 14 g
Saturated fat 4.5 g
Cholesterol 55 mg
Sodium 300 mg
Total carbohydrate 33 g
Dietary fibre 1 g
Sugars 23 g
Protein 4 g
24 servings, 1 piece (73 g) each
Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.