Sugar-free Carrot and Pecan Cake


1. Introduction:

Indulging in a sweet treat doesn’t always have to come at the cost of health. Enter our Sugar-Free Carrot and Pecan Cake – a guilt-free delight that satisfies your sweet cravings without compromising your wellness. This moist and flavorful cake is a perfect blend of the wholesome goodness of carrots and the nutty crunch of pecans. Dive into the world of guilt-free indulgence with this delectable dessert.

2. Ingredients:

  • 2 cups grated carrots
  • 1 cup chopped pecans
  • 1 1/2 cups almond flour
  • 1/2 cup coconut flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp ground nutmeg
  • 4 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 1/3 cup melted coconut oil
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened almond milk
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup powdered erythritol (or sweetener of your choice)

3. Directions:

  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F (175°C) and grease a cake pan.
  2. In a large bowl, combine almond flour, coconut flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, and nutmeg.
  3. In another bowl, whisk together eggs, applesauce, melted coconut oil, almond milk, and vanilla extract.
  4. Gradually add the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients, stirring until well combined.
  5. Fold in grated carrots and chopped pecans.
  6. Pour the batter into the prepared pan and smooth the top.
  7. Bake for 40-45 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
  8. Allow the cake to cool before slicing.

4. How to Prepare:

Preparing this sugar-free carrot and pecan cake is a breeze. Mix dry ingredients, combine wet ingredients, blend them together, fold in carrots and pecans, bake, and voila! A delightful, guilt-free dessert is ready to grace your table.

5. Preparation Time:

The entire process, from mixing to baking, takes approximately 1 hour. The reward? A scrumptious cake that will have everyone asking for seconds.

6. Servings:

This recipe yields a generous 12 slices, making it ideal for sharing with family and friends.

7. FAQs:

Q1: Can I use a different sugar substitute? A1: Absolutely! Feel free to substitute erythritol with your preferred sugar alternative.

Q2: Can I make this cake ahead of time? A2: Yes, this cake keeps well when stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to five days.

Q3: Can I omit the pecans? A3: Certainly, though the pecans add a delightful crunch. You can replace them with your favorite nuts or exclude them altogether.

Q4: Is almond flour necessary? A4: Yes, almond flour contributes to the cake’s moist texture. Using a different flour may alter the results.

Q5: Can I freeze this cake? A5: Absolutely! Wrap individual slices in plastic wrap and freeze for up to three months.

8. Conclusion:

Indulging in a slice of our Sugar-Free Carrot and Pecan Cake is not just a treat for your taste buds but also a celebration of wholesome ingredients. Delight in the guilt-free pleasure of a dessert that’s as good for your health as it is for your sweet tooth. Embrace the goodness, savor the flavors, and enjoy every guilt-free bite!


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