Healthy carrot cake recipe

Try this delicious carrot cake recipe from SHA Wellness Clinic for a treat.

What you'll need:

  • 1 cup wholewheat pastry flour
  • 1 cup chestnut flour
  • 1 tbsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp nutmeg
  • 1/2 tsp all-spice
  • 1 tsp ground ginger
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt
  • 1/2 cup coconut oil
  • 2/3 cup maple syrup
  • 2/3 cup soy milk
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 cup walnuts, toasted and chopped
  • 2 cups grated carrot
  • 1/2 cup pineapple, crushed

Method:

Preheat the oven to 180° C.

Sift flour, baking powder, baking soda, spices and salt into a bowl.

Mix oil, maple syrup, soy milk, and vanilla extract in a bowl with a whisk.

Combine the wet and dry ingredients to form a batter.

Add the walnuts, carrots and pineapple and mix gently.

Pour the batter into 2 oiled cake tins and bake for 25–30 minutes. Set aside to cool.

Garnish with grated carrot.

Feeding for something chocolatey? Try thise chocolate cloud cake today.

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