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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 16
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 275.4
  • Total Fat: 20.9 g
  • Cholesterol: 58.1 mg
  • Sodium: 260.8 mg
  • Total Carbs: 18.8 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 4.4 g
  • Protein: 7.5 g

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Paleo Carrot Cake

Submitted by: RMCOLBURN_73

Introduction

The texture and flavor of this cake is amazing. You don't need frosting. Even the kids will love this! The texture and flavor of this cake is amazing. You don't need frosting. Even the kids will love this!
Number of Servings: 16

Ingredients

    3 c. almond flour*
    1 t. salt
    1 t. baking soda
    1 T. cinnamon
    1 t. nutmeg
    5 eggs
    1/2 c. honey (or agave nectar)
    1/4 c. coconut oil
    3 c. carrots, grated
    5 dates, pitted and chopped
    1 c. pecans, chopped

    * Make your own almond flour by placing 12 oz. of whole almonds in a food processor until very fine. Be careful not to process so much that it becomes creamy almond butter.

Tips

You can top with Honey-Cream Cheese Frosting, but don't forget to tally the extra calories!


Directions

Preheat oven to 350 F. Spray pans with coconut oil spray.

Large bowl: combine flour, salt, baking soda, and spices.

Medium bowl: mix eggs, honey, and oil.

Add dry ingredients to wet; fold together. Mix in carrots, then raisins and nuts.

Pour into pans; bake for 40 minutes (or until passes toothpick test). Cool for 10 minutes in pan, then remove and cool on rack.

Serving Size: makes (2) 9" round cakes, each cut into 8 slices.

Number of Servings: 16

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user RMCOLBURN_73.






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