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Carrot Loaf Cake

Carrot Loaf Cake
PREP TIME
15 min
COOK TIME
1h
YIELDS
12 servings

With a hint of cinnamon and the cream cheese frosting, these flavours really blend well together!

Courtesy of Amanda Riva of The Hot Plate.

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Ingredients

½
cup unsalted butter
½
cup vegetable oil
1 ½
cup non-fat Greek yogurt
1
cup granulated sugar
2
eggs
¾
cup buttermilk
2
cup shredded carrots
2 ¼
cup flour
2
tsp baking powder
1
tsp baking soda
1 ½
tsp ground cinnamon
½
tsp salt
4
oz cream cheese, softened
1 ½
cup powdered sugar
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Directions

Step 1

Preheat your oven to 350 degrees. Spray a 9 x 5 loaf pan with nonstick cooking spray.

Step 2

Cream together butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in oil and yogurt. Add the eggs, one at a time, beating after each. Slowly pour in the buttermilk then stir in the shredded carrots.

Step 3

In another bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt and cinnamon. Add to the wet ingredients and mix until just combined. Pour batter into prepared loaf pan and bake for 1 hour.

Step 4

Let cake cool completely before frosting. To make the cream cheese icing, beat together the softened cream cheese and remaining 4 tbsp butter. Add the powdered sugar and continue to beat until light and fluffy. Spread frosting all over the top of the cooled carrot cake loaf.

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