Decadent Classic Carrot Cake Mix

Decadent Classic Carrot Cake Mix

The best cakes begin with the best batter. Duncan Hines® Classic Carrot Cake Mix promises a smooth, velvety batter for a perfect cake every time.

Prep & Nutritional Information

Directions Nutrition Facts Ingredients

You Will Need: 3 Large Eggs, 1 1/4 Cups Hot Water, 1/4 Cup Vegetable Oil

Baking Instructions

Prep
Preheat oven to 350°F for metal and glass pans. 325°F for dark or coated pans.
Grease sides and bottom of each pan with shortening or oil spray.
Flour lightly. (Use baking cups for cupcakes).

Mix
Empty contents of carrot and raisin pouch into a small bowl.
Add 1 1/4 cups of hot tap water into bowl with carrots and raisin mixture; set aside for about 5 minutes.

Mix
Blend cake mix, oil, eggs and carrot and raisin mixture from Step 2 (including any unabsorbed water) in a large bowl. Do not add any additional water. Beat by hand until well blended (about 50 strokes).
Pour batter in prepared pan and bake immediately. For cupcakes, fill baking cup 2/3 full.

Bake
Bake in center of oven at 350°F following chart below. Add 3-5 minutes bake time for dark or coated pans. Cake is done when toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Please note the real carrots and raisins help create a denser richer cake that will not rise to the same height as a traditional Duncan Hines cake.

Cool cakes in pans on wire rack for 15 minutes before removing. Cool completely before frosting.
2 8-Inch Pan: Bake 32-34 min., 2 9-Inch Pan: Bake 26-28 min., 13 x 9-Inch Pan: Bake 30-33 min., Bundt®** Pan: Bake 35-40 min., 24 Cupcakes Pan: Bake 20-25 Min.

High Altitude (over 3,500 ft): Stir 1/2 cup of flour into cake mix and follow basic directions above. Lower Fat Recipe: Prepare carrot raisin pouch as directed above. Prepare cake mix following the instructions above except omit oil and use 1 cup water, 1/4 cup unsweetened applesauce, and 3 eggs. Reduce baking time 1-2 minutes.
**Bundt is a registered trademark of Northland Aluminum Products, Inc., Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Serving Size: 0.08 Pack / 50 g

Servings per container: 12

Variation 1/12 Package (50g) Mix* % DV 1/12 Package (50g) Baked** % DV 1/12 package (50g) † % DV
Calories 200 260 220
Calories from fat 35 90 45
Total Fat 4g 6 10g 15 5g 8
Saturated Fat 1.5g 8 2.5g 13 2g 10
Trans Fat 0g 0g 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat
Monounsaturated Fat
Cholesterol 0mg 0 55mg 18 55mg 18
Sodium 260mg 11 280mg 12 280mg 12
Total Carbohydrate 38g 13 39g 13 40g 13
Dietary Fiber 2g 8 2g 8 2g 8
Sugars 23g 23g 24g
Protein 2g 4g 4g
Vitamin A 60 20 20
Vitamin C 0 0 0
Calcium 2 4 4
Iron 8 10 8
Niacin
Riboflavin
Folic Acid
Thiamin

Bleached Wheat Flour (Wheat Flour [Enriched with Niacin, Reduced Iron, Thiamine Mononitrate, Riboflavin, Folic Acid], Malted Barley Flour), Sugar, Dehydrated Carrots, Raisins, Canola Oil, Brown Sugar, Dextrose, Vegetable Shortening (Palm Oil, Soybean Oil, Mono- and Diglycerides, Polysorbate 60, TBHQ, and Citric Acid [Added to Protect Flavor]), Soybean Oil, Leavening (Sodium Aluminum Phosphate, Sodium Bicarbonate), Spices, Salt, Caramel Color, Modified Food Starch, Xanthan Gum, Colored with Yellow 5 Lake, Red 40 Lake.

Please see product label for most accurate allergen information.

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