https://www.lifestylefood.com.au/recipes/26204/healthy-carrot-cake

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The Great Australian Bake Off's Sian has created an incredible recipe to support Australia's Biggest Morning Tea and the Cancer Council. 

Ingredients

  • 500g grated carrots

  • 350g almond meal

  • 3 eggs

  • 2 teaspoons vanilla paste

  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon

  • 1 teaspoon nutmeg

  • 70ml light olive oil or melted butter

  • 160g honey

  • 1/2 cup walnuts (chopped)

  • 1 cup sultanas

  • 2 teaspoon baking powder

  • Extra walnuts to serve

Method

  • 1.

    Preheat oven to 180°C and line a spring form cake tin with baking paper.

  • 2.

    Combine almond meal, walnuts, carrots, vanilla paste and sultanas in a large bowl.

  • 3.

    In a separate bowl combine cinnamon, nutmeg and baking powder and add to other dry ingredients.

  • 4.

    Whisk eggs together and add to bowl followed by honey and olive oil and mix well.

  • 5.

    Pour mixture into cake tin and bake in oven for 40 minutes.

  • 6.

    Top with icing sugar and walnuts.* (See Notes)

Nutritional information

Nutritional analysis per serving (14 servings)

  • Energy 290kj
  • Fat Total 18g
  • Saturated Fat 1g
  • Protein 7g
  • Carbohydrate 26g
  • Sugar 18g
  • Sodium 92mg

Note: The information shown is Edamam's estimate based on available ingredients and preparation. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist's advice.

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Notes

Sian has topped her cake with icing sugar and walnuts, but you could also top with Greek yoghurt or use an icing made with coconut milk.

Australia's Biggest Morning Tea  is on Thursday, May 25. To show your support and help fundraise for Cancer Council, register as a host and hold your own delicious morning tea.

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