Tasty Low Fat Carrot Cake

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Make this for the family or bring it to work. They will never know it’s low fat. Shhhhhhhhhh!

1/4 cup margarine, softened
1/2 cup sugar
1 egg
1/4 cup skim milk
1/2 teaspoon vanilla
1/2 cup finely shredded carrot
1 cup all-purpose flour
1 1/4 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/8 teaspoon salt
Dash ground nutmeg
Nonstick spray coating


In a small mixer bowl beat margarine and sugar till blended. Beat in egg, milk, and vanilla.

Stir in carrot.
In another bowl combine flour, baking powder, cinnamon, salt, and nutmeg. Add to carrot mixture and stir till blended.

Spray an 8x8x2-inch baking pan with nonstick spray coating. Pour batter evenly into pan.

Bake in a 350 degrees oven for 20 to 25 minutes or till a toothpick inserted near the center of the cake comes out clean.

Cool on wire rack. (If desired, remove from pan after cooling 10 minutes. Then, cool completely.

Makes 9 servings.
Calories: 156/serving

Preparation Time: 20 min.
Cooking Time: 20 min.

2g protein
23g carbohydrate
6g fat
31mg cholesterol
145mg sodium
55mg potassium


Eric Soderlund
TruChoice Fitness & Nutrition

Fitness From The Inside Out


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