Beta Booster Cake

Beta Booster Cake
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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 12
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 229.0
  • Total Fat: 9.8 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.2 mg
  • Sodium: 26.0 mg
  • Total Carbs: 34.7 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2.3 g
  • Protein: 2.9 g

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Introduction

As a kid, I was always fascinated with the carrots made out of frosting that adorned the top of carrot cake. This version, made without eggs or dairy but with nutritious carrots, pumpkin, whole grains, and applesauce is reasonably healthy (for a dessert, that is) without sacrificing taste! Use your favourite icing, or just dust some powdered sugar over it. As a kid, I was always fascinated with the carrots made out of frosting that adorned the top of carrot cake. This version, made without eggs or dairy but with nutritious carrots, pumpkin, whole grains, and applesauce is reasonably healthy (for a dessert, that is) without sacrificing taste! Use your favourite icing, or just dust some powdered sugar over it.
Number of Servings: 12

Ingredients

    1 c. spelt flour
    ½ cup rolled oats (not instant)
    ½ cup cake flour
    2 tsp. baking soda
    2 tsp. baking powder
    2 tsp. cinnamon
    ¼ tsp. salt
    2 c. coarsely grated carrots
    1 c. brown sugar
    ½ c. fat free soy or dairy milk
    ½ c. applesauce
    ½ cup pumpkin puree
    ½ cup canola oil

Directions

Preheat oven to 350F. Grease and flour two 9” pans or one 9x13” pan
Mix all dry ingredients together in a mixing bowl.
Stir the brown sugar with the milk, applesauce, pumpkin and oil until runny.
Add the sugar blend with the carrots to the flour mixture. Mix just until blended.
Bake for 40-50 min (for 9x13” pan) or 35 min (9” pans) until a toothpick inserted into the middle of the cake comes out clean.
Cool on a counter for 30 min before serving.

Number of Servings: 12

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user JO_JO_BA.

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