1 batch Cream Cheese Ice Cream(softened)
1 cup unsweetened applesauce
1/4 cup oil
2 cups white sugar
2 tsp vanilla extract
2 cups all purpose flour(link for GF)
2 tsp baking powder
2 tsp baking soda
2 tsp cinnamon
1/2 tsp salt
3 cups grated carrots
Grease 2-9 inch cake pans and preheat oven to 350
Beat eggs, applesauce, oil and sugar until pale yellow. Add vanilla.
In another bowl whisk together all dry ingredients.
Add dry ingredients to the liquid , 1/2 cup at a time and beat well.
Fold in grated carrots.
Divide batter between the two cake pans.
Bake for 40-50 minutes until a toothpick comes out clean.
Cool 30 minutes in the pan remove from pan and cool completely in the freezer.
Return cakes to pans. Top each with 1/2 the ice cream. Return to the freezer and freeze completely.
Remove cakes from pans and stack cake side down.
4 oz cream cheese
1/4-1/2 cup sugar(to your sweetness preference)
3/4 cups heavy cream
Frost cake top as desired(I used shredded carrots sweetened with a touch of brown sugar and cinnamon)and return to freezer until solid.