Friday, July 20, 2012

Healthy sugar free carrot cake with wheatflour

Hi..tried out a carrot cake yesterday which was great for diabetics or health conscious.i used xylitol as 
my sugar but you could go for brown sugar goes the check out the link.

Healthy sugar free carrot cake with wheatflour
.2 cups grated raw carrots, c/cut in pieces and chopped
.1 cup pecans or walnuts
.1 3/4 cups whole wheat flour, sifted 3 times
.1 1/2 teaspoons salt
.2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
.1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda
.2 teaspoons baking powder
.1 cup xylitol/brown sugar
.1 cup (240 mL) egg substitute or 4 large eggs
.1 /4 cup (60 mL) olive oil

1. Preheat oven to 350F degrees (180C degrees). Grease and flour a 9 x 13-inch (22.5 x 32.5 cm) pan.
2. grate carrots chop pecans..

3. Place flour, salt, cinnamon, baking soda, baking powder and sugar a bowl and mix..

Turn on kitchen aid machine and quickly increase to med. Run machine for 30 seconds or until ingredients are mixed. Stop. Add beaten eggs very slowly  and then oil. Select HIGH. let ingredients get well mixed but dont overbeat as it can curdle. You may need to stop the machine and run a spatula around the inside of the container to integrate ingredients. 

4.Remove and stir in carrot and nut mixture. Pour into pan. Bake for 50 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean.

cool cake on wire rack and cut from centre till you have two bases.

ice with cream cheese frosting
cream cheese frosting
,1 pkg cream cheese
.1/2 cup hung yogurt
.1 tsp vanilla
.1/4 cup better
.beat till well incorporated.put in fridge and ice cake when cool.

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