Carrot Cake with Ginger Mascarpone Frosting

Carrot Cake with Ginger Mascarpone Frosting
20 Ingredients
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 1/3 cups vegetable oil
  • 3 extra-large eggs, at room temperature
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 2 cups plus 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons kosher salt
  • 1 pound carrots, grated (see Cook's Note)
  • 1 cup raisins
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts
  • Ginger Mascarpone Frosting, recipe follows
  • Crystallized ginger (not in syrup), chopped, for garnish
  • 12 ounces Italian mascarpone cheese, at room temperature
  • 4 ounces cream cheese, at room temperature
  • 2 cups sifted confectioners' sugar
  • 2 tablespoons heavy cream
  • 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1/3 cup minced crystallized ginger (not in syrup)
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
Nutrition
945
47% daily value
10 servings
                                       
                                            vegetarian
     

Fat

86% 56

Saturated

63% 13

Trans

- 0

Monounsaturated

- 27

Polyunsaturated

- 12

Carbs

35% 106

Carbs (net)

- 102

Fiber

15% 4

Sugars

- 78

Sugars, added

- 59

Protein

20% 10

Cholesterol

39% 117

Sodium

25% 609

Calcium

10% 101

Magnesium

10% 41

Potassium

9% 430

Iron

14% 3

Zinc

11% 1

Phosphorus

26% 183

Vitamin A

65% 584

Vitamin C

4% 3

Thiamin (B1)

25% 0

Riboflavin (B2)

26% 0

Niacin (B3)

14% 2

Vitamin B6

16% 0

Folate equivalent (total)

27% 109

Folate (food)

- 41

Folic acid

- 40

Vitamin B12

11% 0

Vitamin D

173% 26

Vitamin E

49% 7

Vitamin K

7% 9

Sugar alcohols

- 0

Water

- 87
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