Carrot Cake

Preparation: 15 minutes

Baking: 1 hour 10 minutes

Serves: 12

 

Ingredients:

 

  • 500 g organic carrots, grated

  • 3 organic eggs

  • 300 g almond meal

  • 4 tablespoons unbleached all-purpose flour

  • 2 teaspoons baking powder

  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon

  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract

  • ½ cup organic maple syrup

  • 4 tablespoons organic butter, melted

  • ½  cup organic raisins

 

Toping:

  • 2 tablespoons organic cream cheese

  • 4 tablespoons organic Greek yogurt, plain and unsweetend

  • 2 tablespoons honey

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

 

Method:

 

  • Preheat the oven to 160°C ( 320°F)

  • Mix all the ingredients (except the toping) together.

  • Pour into a cake pan lined with baking paper.

  • Bake for 1 hour 10 minutes (or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean).

  • Let the cake cool down, then turn out onto a cooling rack and let it cool completely.

  • Mix all the toping ingredients together and pour onto the cake.

 

Nutrition (per serve):

 

Calories 197.7, Fat 9 g, Sat. Fat 3.2 g, Carbs 24.4 g, Sugar 16.8 g, Fiber 2 g, Protein 4.5 g