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Healthy Heart Frosted Carrot Cake

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“This is from Southern Living's adjustment of a rich cake and icing. It is their Healthy Hearty New Way which reduces the old way fat content, from 15.8 grams to 5.6 grams. This is a recipe for a cake and Orange-Cream Cheese Frosting.”
1hr 15mins

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. For cake: Combine first 8 ingredients in a large bowl; stir well. (Brown sugar through vanilla.) Combine flours and next 3 ingredients. (Flour through salt.) Stir into brown sugar mixture. Pour into a 13 x 9-inch pan coated with cooking spray.
  2. Bake at 350* for 30 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Let cool completely in a pan on a wire rack. Spread with frosting. Cover and chill. Cut into squares to serve. Garnish, if desired. (Store leftovers in refrigerator.).
  3. Frosting: Process cottage cheese in a food processor until smooth (3 to 5 minutes). Add cream cheese, vanilla and orange rind; process just until smooth. Add powdered sugar; pulse 3 to 5 times or until smooth. Yield: 1 1/2 cups.
  4. Calories per serving: 213 . Fat: 5.6 grams. Cholestrol: 10mg. Sodium: 282mg.

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