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Carrot Walnut Cake

 Carrot Walnut Cake
The secret ingredient in this cake is mayonnaise! It gives it such a great and tangy flavor. It will be a favorite of your family.—Ardyce Piehl, Poynette, Wisconsin
12-15 ServingsPrep: 10 min. Bake: 40 min. + cooling

Ingredients

  • 1 package yellow cake mix (regular size)
  • 1-1/4 cups mayonnaise
  • 4 eggs
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 2 cups shredded carrots
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1 cup (12 ounces) cream cheese frosting

Directions

  • In a large bowl, combine the first five ingredients; beat on low
  • speed for 30 seconds. Beat on medium for 2 minutes. Stir in carrots
  • and nuts. Pour into a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking pan.
  • Bake at 350° for 40-45 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near
  • the center comes out clean. Cool completely on a wire rack. Spread
  • with frosting. Store in the refrigerator.
  • Yield: 12-15 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 piece equals 424 calories, 26 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 63 mg cholesterol, 408 mg sodium, 44 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 4 g protein.