Applesauce Carrot Cake

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 1/2 cups firmly packed brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 3/4 cup shredded carrots
  • 2 1/4 cups applesauce
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 cups whole wheat flour
  • 1 tablespoon baking soda
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground nutmeg
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground allspice
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1 cup raisins

Instructions

  1. Cream butter; gradually add sugar, beating well.
  2. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.
  3. Stir carrots into applesauce.
  4. Combine flour, soda, and spices; add to creamed mixture alternately with applesauce mixture, beginning and ending with flour mixture. Mix well after each addition.
  5. Fold in walnuts and raisins.
  6. Pour batter into a greased and floured 10-inch tube pan.
  7. Bake at 350 degrees F for 1 hour and 20 to 25 minutes or until cake tests done.
  8. Cool in pan 10 minutes.
  9. Remove from pan; let cool.

Yield: 10 servings

Per Serving: 704 Calories; 23g Fat (28.1% calories from fat); 11g Protein; 120g Carbohydrate; 6g Dietary Fiber; 75mg Cholesterol; 551mg Sodium

Exchanges: 3 Grain (Starch); 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 Vegetable; 1 1/2 Fruit; 4 Fat; 3 1/2 Other Carbohydrates

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