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8 Ingredient Carrot Cake Recipe (Low Sugar)

Quick and easy carrot cake made with just 8 real ingredients topped with a creamy high fat low sugar coconut cream frosting. Super light and refreshing cake to enjoy any time of the day or year.

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Ingredients

basic plantain cake

  • 2 plantains, green/yellow ones (7oz or 200g after being peeled)
  • 4 eggs
  • 1/2 cup coconut butter (4 1/2oz)
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 cup finely shredded carrots
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
  • pinch salt (optional)
  • few drops of liquid stevia (optional for more sweetness)

frosting

  • 1 can of coconut cream (the hard part from refrigerated full fat coconut milk)
  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • few drops liquid stevia (or can use 1 tablespoon maple syrup)

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Peel plantain.
  3. Place plantain, eggs and coconut butter into your Vitamix blender.
  4. Blend.
  5. Next add in spices and stevia.
  6. Blend.
  7. Lightly hand stir in the shredded carrots.
  8. Grease 6 inch pan or 6 cupcake liners.
  9. Pour batter into pan.
  10. Bake from 20-25 minutes depending on your oven and size pan.
  11. Cool and enjoy plain or top with frosting.
  12. Frosting directions:
  13. Mix coconut cream until smooth and creamy.
  14. Add in cinnamon and stevia to taste. Continue to mix.
  15. Top cake with frosting.
  16. Slice and enjoy.

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