Carrot Cake with Marshmallow Fluff Cream Cheese Frosting

Carrot Cake with Marshmallow Fluff Cream Cheese Frosting
30 Ingredients
  • 1/4 cup melted unsalted butter, cooled, plus more for buttering pan
  • 1 cup crushed pineapple, drained
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup canola oil
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 pound carrots, peeled and grated on the small holes of the grater (about 3 cups, lightly packed)
  • 2 teaspoons freshly grated ginger
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 cups organic cane sugar
  • 1/2 cup lightly packed brown muscavado sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/8 teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/3 cup finely diced crystallized ginger
  • 3/4 cup coarsely chopped toasted pecans
  • Cream Cheese Marshmallow Frosting, recipe follows
  • 3 tablespoons water
  • 1/2 cup plus 2 tablespoons light corn syrup
  • 1/3 cup plus 2 tablespoon granulated sugar
  • 1/2 vanilla bean, seeds scraped and reserved
  • 2 large egg whites
  • Pinch salt
  • Pinch cream of tartar
  • 8 ounces cream cheese, slightly softened
  • 1 stick unsalted butter, slightly softened
  • 1 pound organic powdered sugar, sifted twice
  • 2 cups Fluff
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
Nutrition
952
48% daily value
10 servings
                                       
                                           
     

Fat

62% 40

Saturated

75% 15

Trans

- 1

Monounsaturated

- 16

Polyunsaturated

- 6

Carbs

49% 146

Carbs (net)

- 142

Fiber

13% 3

Sugars

- 121

Sugars, added

- 110

Protein

16% 8

Cholesterol

39% 117

Sodium

29% 685

Calcium

7% 71

Magnesium

7% 29

Potassium

7% 307

Iron

11% 2

Zinc

10% 1

Phosphorus

18% 127

Vitamin A

67% 603

Vitamin C

12% 11

Thiamin (B1)

26% 0

Riboflavin (B2)

24% 0

Niacin (B3)

14% 2

Vitamin B6

11% 0

Folate equivalent (total)

24% 97

Folate (food)

- 31

Folic acid

- 39

Vitamin B12

9% 0

Vitamin D

5% 1

Vitamin E

20% 3

Vitamin K

14% 16
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