Photo: Anna Williams; Styling: Philippa Brathwaite
Prep Time
10 Mins
Cook Time
25 Mins
Yield
Makes 12 squares (serving size: 1 square)

Transform your favorite layer cake into an easy carrot cake bar recipe. Don't skimp on the cream cheese frosting.

How to Make It

Step 1

Preheat oven to 350º.

Step 2

Coat an 8-inch baking pan with cooking spray. Set aside.

Step 3

Combine flour and next 5 ingredients (through salt) in a large bowl, stirring with a whisk.

Step 4

Beat together sugar, yogurt, oil, and egg in a large bowl. Stir in the carrot and pineapple. Mix with dry ingredients. Fold in pecans.

Step 5

Spoon batter into pan. Bake 25 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Cool.

Step 6

Beat cream cheese in a medium bowl. Add lemon juice. Beat in powdered sugar. Spread frosting over cake. Cut into 12 squares.

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