Low Carb Carrot Cake

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Grain-free and sugar-free, this amazing, high-fiber and low carb carrot cake will be a well-deserved treat you can enjoy pretty much guilt-free.

Low Carb Carrot Cake | Real Food RN
Yield: 8 servings

Low Carb Carrot Cake

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 40 minutes
Cooling Time: 40 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 30 minutes

Grain-free and sugar-free, this amazing, high-fiber carrot cake will be a well-deserved treat you can enjoy pretty much guilt-free.

Ingredients

  • 12.5 oz grated or blitzed peeled carrots
  • 3 oz granulated Erythritol
  • 5.3 oz almond flour
  • 2 tsp gluten-free baking powder
  • ½ tsp ground cinnamon
  • 0.5 oz desiccated coconut
  • 4 free-range eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla essence
  • 4.4 oz unsalted grass-fed butter, melted
  • 12 oz full-fat cream (soft) cheese
  • Juice from ½ lemon
  • 0.7 oz Swerve® confectioners sweetener
  • 0.7 oz chopped walnuts, to garnish

Instructions

1. Preheat the oven to 355°F.

2. Combine the blitzed carrots, granulated Erythritol, almond flour, baking powder, ground cinnamon and desiccated coconut in a large bowl.

Low Carb Carrot Cake | Real Food RN

3. In a separate bowl, whisk together the eggs, vanilla essence and melted butter.

Low Carb Carrot Cake | Real Food RN

4. Tip the wet mixture into the dry mix and combine well.

5. Transfer to a lined, greased cake tin (8-inches in diameter and 1.5-inches deep) and bake in the middle rack of the oven for 35-40 minutes, or until a cake tester inserted comes out clean. Set aside to cool and remove from the baking tin.

Low Carb Carrot Cake | Real Food RN

6. While the cake is cooling, whisk together the cream cheese, lemon juice, and sweetener. Place in the fridge for 5-10 minutes to stiffen up a little again.

Low Carb Carrot Cake | Real Food RN

7. Spread the cream cheese on the top of the cooled cake and garnish with chopped walnuts (or chopped pecans).

Low Carb Carrot Cake | Real Food RN

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

8

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 435Total Fat: 40gSaturated Fat: 18gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 165mgSodium: 320mgCarbohydrates: 14gFiber: 5gSugar: 5gProtein: 11g

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Low Carb Carrot Cake | Real Food RN
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