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

Martha Condra

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Anna Williams; Styling: Philippa Brathwaite

Recipe Summary

prep:
10 mins
cook:
25 mins
total:
35 mins
Yield:
Makes 12 squares (serving size: 1 square)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 350º.

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

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

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

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

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

Nutrition Facts

187 calories; fat 9g; saturated fat 2g; mono fat 4g; poly fat 3g; protein 2g; carbohydrates 25g; fiber 1g; cholesterol 19mg; iron 1mg; sodium 161mg; calcium 33mg.
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