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Healthy Carrot Cake

Prep Time:

20 minutes

Cook Time:

40 minutes


12 servings

About the Recipe

Looking for a healthy dessert option that is both delicious and nutritious? Look no further than my healthy carrot cake recipe! Not only is this cake made with wholesome ingredients, but it is also easy to make and sure to impress.

Quality Ingredients

My recipe uses a variety of quality ingredients such as overripe banana, almond meal, and coconut flour, that provide not only great taste but also important nutrients. The use of rolled oats, almond milk, and grated carrots add texture and flavuor to the mix while providing fibre and antioxidants to the body.

The recipe utilises simple instructions, easy to find ingredients with clear and concise guidelines for preparation and baking. You don't need to be an experienced baker to create a tasty and healthy carrot cake! It's also a great option for those looking to indulge without compromising on their healthy diet. The carrot cake is low in sugar, and uses maple syrup as a natural substitute for sugar for the cream cheese frosting. With each bite, you can enjoy a delicious treat that won't weigh you down!


1 very overripe banana, mashed

1/4 cup coconut oil, melted

1/4 cup maple syrup

2 eggs

1 tsp vanilla

1 tsp baking soda

2 tsp ground cinnamon

1/2 tsp nutmeg

1/2 cup almond milk

3-4 carrots, finely grated (about 1 & 1/4 cups)

2/3 cup rolled oats

1 cup almond meal

1/2 cup coconut flour

Pinch of salt

Cream cheese frosting:

80g light cream cheese

1-2 tbsp honey

2 tbsp lemon juice


1. Add the banana, coconut oil, maple syrup, eggs, and vanilla to a bowl and mix well.

2. Stir through your all remaining ingredients and mix well. If the mixture is too dry, add slightly more almond milk.

3. Pour into lined loaf tin and bake in the oven for 50-65 minutes on 180°C or until golden and a skewer comes out clean.

4. Allow to cool completely.

5. Make your cream cheese frosting by whisking the ingredients together.

6. Pour over carrot cake once it’s cooled.

7. Slice up and enjoy!

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