Low Fat Carrot Cake

Ingredients:

  • 6 egg whites
  • 1 1/3 cups white sugar
  • 1 cup applesauce
  • 1/2 cup skim milk
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 (8 ounce) can crushed pineapple with juice
  • 2 cups shredded carrots
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1/2 cup raisins

Instructions:

In large mixing bowl, beat egg whites.

Slowly beat in sugar, then applesauce, skim milk, and vanilla.

Stir in with a spoon the dry ingredients, (cloves, nutmeg, cinnamon, baking soda, flour), in order given.

Stir in, one ingredient at a time, pineapple (with juice), carrots, walnuts, and raisins.

Pour into lightly greased (use non-fat cooking spray) 9 x 13 inch pan.

Bake in a preheated 350 degrees F ( 175 degrees C ) oven for 35 - 40 minutes.

It is done when toothpick inserted in center comes out clean

Recipe Health Review:

How Healthy is the Low Fat Carrot Cake Recipe?

Recipe makes: 18 servings.

Healthy eating information for 1 serving(s):

Watchful Nutrition
Calories: 173
Carbohydrates: 35
Total Fat: 2
Saturated Fat: 1
Cholesterol: 0
Sodium: 17
Sugar:
Good for You
Fiber: 2
Protein: 4
Weight Watchers
Points: 3
PointsPlus:5
SmartPoints: