Recipes and Cooking Honey-Carrot Cake with Mascarpone Cream This simple-to-make cake is super rich and delicious thanks to a dash of pumpkin pie spice and dollop of creamy mascarpone. By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Updated on March 29, 2021 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Andy Lyons Prep Time: 20 mins Bake Time: 30 mins Total Time: 20 mins Servings: 14 Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 1 ¼ cup all-purpose flour ½ cup whole wheat pastry flour 1 ½ teaspoon baking powder ¾ teaspoon pumpkin pie spice ½ teaspoon salt ¼ teaspoon baking soda 3 eggs 2 cup finely shredded carrots (about 4 medium) ⅔ cup honey ¼ cup canola oil ¼ cup buttermilk or sour fat-free milk 1 recipe Mascarpone Cream Mascarpone Cream ½ cup mascarpone cheese, softened 1 tablespoon honey 1 tablespoon whipping cream Directions Preheat oven to 350°F. Grease and lightly flour a 10-inch fluted tube pan; set aside. In a large bowl stir together flours, baking powder, pumpkin pie spice, salt, and baking soda; set aside. In another large bowl beat eggs lightly with a fork. Stir in carrots, honey, oil, and buttermilk. Add egg mixture all at once to flour mixture. Stir until combined. Spoon batter into prepared pan, spreading evenly. Bake for 30 to 35 minutes or until a wooden toothpick inserted near center comes out clean. Cool cake in pan on a wire rack for 10 minutes. Invert cake onto wire rack. Cool completely. Place cooled cake on a serving platter. Pipe bottom edge of cake with Mascarpone Cream, or pipe or spoon Mascarpone Cream on each serving. Mascarpone Cream In a small bowl stir together mascarpone cheese and honey. Gradually stir in enough whipping cream to make a piping consistency. Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 207 Calories 9g Fat 28g Carbs 4g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 14 Calories 207 % Daily Value * Total Fat 9g 12% Saturated Fat 3g 15% Cholesterol 53mg 18% Sodium 194mg 8% Total Carbohydrate 28g 10% Total Sugars 16g Protein 4g Vitamin C 1.2mg 6% Calcium 62mg 5% Iron 0.9mg 5% Potassium 101mg 2% Folate, total 29.4mcg Vitamin B-12 0.1mcg Vitamin B-6 0.1mg *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.