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Gluten free carrot cake

Gluten free carrot cake


  • Preheat oven to 180* C (350* F) Fan.
  • In a mixers bowl, add the butter and sugar. Beat with the paddle attachment until light and fluffy.
  • Add the grated carrots and raisins and continue to beat.
  • Add the eggs, one at a time, waiting for each egg to get completely incorporated in the mixture before adding the next. Beat for 2 minutes and remove mixing bowl from mixer.
  • Add the flour, cinnamon, baking powder and peanuts (or walnuts). Mix with a wooden spoon until all of the ingredients are completely combined.
  • Grease and flour a cake pan. Pour the batter in the pan.
  • Bake for 50-55 minutes.
  • Remove from oven and allow to cool for 15 minutes while still in the cake pan. Turn out cake onto a wire rack. Allow to rest for 10 minutes.

For the frosting:

  • Beat the butter, honey and cinnamon powder in a mixer, using the paddle attachment. Beat until light and fluffy.
  • Spread the frosting on the carrot cake.
  • Sprinkle with cinnamon powder.
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Nutrition information per portion

Calories (kcal)
20 %


Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.

Total Fat (g)
26 %

Fatty Acids

Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.

Saturated Fat (g)
49 %

Saturated Fats

Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.

Total Carbs (g)
20 %


The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.

Sugars (g)
43 %


Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.

Protein (g)
7 %


It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.

Fibre (g)
10 %


They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.

Sodium (g)
4 %


A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily

*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.

*To calculate nutritional table data, we use software by Nutritics logo

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