Healthy Carrot Cake

The best healthy carrot cake recipe!

RECIPE 

Ingredients:

Cake

- 2 carrots (250-300g), grated

- 1 & 1/2 cup (220g) wholemeal spelt flour

- 1/4 cup (60ml) coconut oil, melted

- 2 eggs

- 2 tbsp honey

- 4 tbsp coconut sugar 

- 1 tsp baking powder

- 1 tsp cinnamon

- 1 tsp nutmeg

- 1 tsp salt

- 1 tsp vanilla extract

- 30g walnuts, chopped (optional)

- 50g sultanas

 

Icing

- 100g plain greek yogurt

- 1 tbsp honey

- 1 tbsp Betty Crocker Vanila Icing 

 

Method:

1) Preheat oven to 180 degrees and line a cake tin with baking paper

2) In a large mixing bowl, combine grated carrots and spelt flour

3) In a separate bowl, whisk together eggs, honey & coconut oil before adding to the carrot mixture

4) Mix through the rest of the ingredients (spices, baking powder, sweetener of choice, walnuts and sultanas) until well-combined

5) Pour mixture into prepared cake tin and bake for approx. 45 mins -1 hour (or until skewer comes out clean)

6) Whilst the cake is cooking, prepare the icing by combining all the ingredients. Leave in fridge 

7) Once cake is cooked, remove from oven and leave to cool before icing (otherwise it will melt) and decorate.

8) Cut cake and eat!

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