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Gluten Free Carrot Cakes

  • Gluten Free Diet

    Excludes foods containing gluten, such as wheat, barley, rye and their by-products.

Gluten Free Carrot Cakes


  • Preheat oven to 180* C (350* F) Fan.
  • Beat the icing sugar and eggs in a mixer for 5 minutes using the whisk attachment, until light and fluffy.
  • Add the sunflower oil and vanilla. Beat for 2 minutes.
  • In a bow, add the rice flour, cinnamon, cardamom, baking soda, baking powder and salt. Mix with a spoon until all of the ingredients are completely combined.
  • Add the rice flour mixture to the mixer in batches and continue beating on low speed until incorporated.
  • Beat the walnuts in a food processor for 1 minute but do not finely ground.
  • Grate the carrots using the small blades.
  • Add the carrots and walnuts to the mixer and beat for 3 minutes on low speed to distribute.
  • When ready, distribute evenly in 8x3 cm cake pans.
  • Bake for 20-25 minutes.
  • When ready, remove from oven and allow to cool for 10 minutes on a wire rack.
  • Then turn out of cake pans and allow to cool completely (about 20 minutes).

For the frosting

  • Beat the cream cheese and vanilla extract for 5 minutes in a mixer using the whisk attachment until fluffy.
  • Add the icing sugar and milk. Beat for 2 minutes until incorporated.
  • Spread the frosting over the carrot cakes, dust with cinnamon and serve.
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Nutrition information per portion

Calories (kcal)
23 %


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)
33 %

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)
26 %

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)
22 %


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)
52 %


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)
9 %


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)
7 %


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)
7 %


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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