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

Martha Condra


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Preheat oven to 350º.

  • 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.