Carrot-Oatmeal Spice Cake


This is a tasty treat suitable for any holiday buffet or intimate meal. It is also chock full of nutritious ingredients. If pecans aren't your forte, substitute walnuts.

1 - 7x11 inch pan


  • 1 cup raisins

  • cup shredded carrots

  • 2 cups water

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour

  • 1 cup quick cooking oats

  • 1 ½ teaspoons artificial sweetener

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • 1 teaspoon baking soda

  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

  • ½ cup margarine, softened

  • ¼ cup egg substitute

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • cup pecans, coarsely chopped


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease a 7x11 inch baking dish. Set aside.

  2. Combine raisins, carrots, and water in a medium saucepan. Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer for 10 minutes. Remove from heat and allow to cool.

  3. In a mixing bowl, combine flour, oatmeal, sugar substitute, salt, baking soda and cinnamon.

  4. In a separate bowl, mix together the margarine, egg substitute, and vanilla. Add to the flour mixture and mix well.

  5. Add the raisin mixture and nuts, mix well and pour into baking pan.

  6. Bake for 35 minutes or until toothpick inserted in middle comes out clean.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

158 Calories
8g Fat
19g Carbs
3g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 15
Calories 158
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 8g 11%
Saturated Fat 1g 7%
Sodium 242mg 11%
Total Carbohydrate 19g 7%
Dietary Fiber 2g 5%
Total Sugars 6g
Protein 3g
Vitamin C 0mg 2%
Calcium 18mg 1%
Iron 1mg 6%
Potassium 137mg 3%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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