There’s a number of international love for Carrot Cake with it rating prime 3 amongst favorite truffles.

It’s hardly stunning as a result of it’s totally scrumptious… the one rub is, most recipes that I’ve seen that don’t style bland are laced with absurd quantities of refined sugar.

As with all my recipes I like to attempt to ship one thing that bursts with flavour and might compete with the normal, sugary model whereas utilizing wholesome components that nourish.

This cake actually does do this. When you’re not a lover of carrot cake, this recipe might convert you. Its a gluten free and sugar free carrot cake that raises the cake bar.

It is deliciously moist, bursting with flavour, full of vitamin E boosting nuts, fragrant grounding spices & topped off with a decadent mascarpone & ginger frosting.

All of the components used on this are actual, unrefined, entire meals that nourish the physique.

The spices I’ve used for the cake embrace my favorite ‘Nutmeg’ which such a tremendous spice that lives up each savoury & candy dishes. It is also recognized to have quite a few advantages for digestion & insomnia as effectively containing enjoyable & microbial properties.

I all the time use entire nutmeg seed that I grate in to dishes because it holds its efficiency & flavour higher. It has a particular aroma and a heat, barely candy & nutty style.

Spiced Carrot & Orange Cake with Ginger & Mascarpone Frosting

I additionally add cinnamon, which I like for its recognized use in insulin resistance, lessening sugar cravings in addition to tasting wonderful. Cloves & ginger are additionally added to the recipe to offer it a extra of a full bodied punch. Ginger is considered nice for therefore many illnesses from migraine, dysbiosis, nausea, irritation & menstrual cramps.

This cake is of course sweetened with fibre stuffed dates, makes use of dense coconut flour & 3 large grated carrots.

Heres what you’ll have to make this Spiced Carrot & Orange Cake with Ginger & Mascarpone Frosting



  • 2 x grated carrots

  • 5 eggs

  • 10 dates (soaked in sizzling water – medjool higher)

  • 6 tbsp sifted coconut flour

  • 1/2 cup of walnuts

  • 1 tbsp baking soda

  • 1/3 cup melted coconut oil

  • 1/2 cup raisins (non-obligatory)

  • 1 tbsp nutmeg

  • 1 tbsp cinnamon

  • 1 teaspoon floor cloves

  • 1 teaspoon floor ginger

  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

  • 1 tbsp pure vanilla extract

  • 2 tbsp orange juice

  • 1 tbsp orange zest


  • 225g mascarpone cheese

  • 1/2 cup tender butter

  • 4 dates (soaked in water)

  • 1 tbsp pure vanilla extract

  • 1 tbsp grated contemporary ginger

  • 2 x tbsp crushed walnuts & sliced orange for topping


The mascarpone could possibly be swapped for cream cheese.

Coconut flour will be swapped for an additional gluten free flour.

The oranges will be simply omitted too.


  • Pre warmth the oven to 170

  • In a bowl combine the spices, flour, baking soda and salt.

  • In a separate, bigger mixing bowl beat the eggs, the drained chopped dates, vanilla & melted coconut oil. Then stir within the dry components with the moist and blend effectively collectively. add the grated carrot & raisins and gently fold in.

  • Grease a cake/baking tin and pour the combination in and bake for 40 minutes.

  • Examine the centre of the cake utilizing the tooth choose methodology, pricking the cake and seeing if it comes out clear.

  • Whereas the cake cools down, put together the frosting.

  • utilizing a whizzer, combine the cheese, butter, vanilla, ginger & finely chopped dates collectively so its all effectively mixed.

  • When the cake is totally cooled, add the frosting and sprinkle with walnuts.

  • You’re good to get munching!

Try the remainder of my web site for extra wholesome recipes with no added sugar, together with assist and recommendation on dwelling a low or no sugar life-style.

You could find out extra about the advantages of slicing out extra sugar out of your eating regimen hey watching my video under or studying my weblog right here.

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