best healthy carrot cake recipe by kenwood

Goji Berry Carrot Cake Recipe For A Guilt-Free Treat

Yields1 ServingCook Time-4 min
Yields1 ServingCook Time-4 min

Eating healthy should never mean giving up cakes. This classic carrot cake gets an added health boost — with goji berry!

The second-best part of this Goji Berry Carrot Cake is how healthy it is — goji berries lend this dessert the vitamin, mineral, and antioxidant content you look for in a healthy dessert, while also adding a decadent texture with carrot and a vegan cream cheese frosting! The best part? It’s fuss-free and easy to make!

Cakes taste even better when they’re guilt-free, and this Goji Berry Carrot Cake is just as healthy as it is satisfying!

With this recipe, we’d say — maybe diets aren’t so hard, after all… Who knew healthy desserts could get any better?

If you’re a fan of superfoods, check out this article on 8 superfoods that you should be eating to integrate into your favourite desserts and making them to make them diet-friendly! 

Now let’s head into this recipe!

Ingredients

For the Carrot Cake
 250 g granulated sugar
 100 g vegetable oil
 3 large eggs
 400 g all-purpose flour
 2 tbsp cinnamon powder
 1 tbsp baking soda
 2 tsp pure vanilla extract
 ½ tsp kosher salt
 4 fresh carrots (skin peeled)medium sized
 200 g chopped walnuts
 100 g goji berrieschopped (using Food processor)
For the Vegan Cream Cheese Frosting
 250 g vegan cream cheese
 100 g vegan butter softened
 200 g powdered sugar
 2 tsp pure vanilla extract
 2 tsp lemon juice

Instructions

1

Preheat oven to 200°C.

2

Using the Kenwood Multipro Compact, process carrots, walnuts, and goji berries until they are reduced to fine crumbs.

3

In a large bowl, beat sugar, oil, and eggs with the Kenwood Handmix Lite for about 30 seconds until blended.

4

Add flour, cinnamon, baking soda, vanilla and salt, and beat for about 1 minute until well-combined.

5

Fold in carrots, nuts, and raisins.

6

Pour the batter into a well-greased and floured 8-inch round baking pan.

7

Bake at 180°C for 20-22 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out with just a few crumbs.

8

Remove from oven and let cool for 10 minutes before removing from the pan. Let cool completely.

9

For the frosting, beat cream cheese and butter until fluffy. Add powdered sugar gradually, then vanilla and lemon juice, and beat for about 1 minute.

10

Using a spatula, spread the frosting onto cooled cake.

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