Carrot Cakes

Makes 16 cakes

Low carb. Made using the Nutri Snack Cake Maker

Ingredients

  • 150g ground almonds
  • 1 heaped teaspoon baking powder
  • 1⁄2 ground cinnamon
  • 1 tsp mixed spice
  • 20g chopped walnuts
  • 25g raisins
  • 1.5 tbsp granulated stevia/xylitol
  • 100g finely grated carrot
  • 1 orange, zested and juice of half
  • 100g melted butter
  • 1tsp vanilla extract
  • 3 large eggs, beaten
  • Spray oil

cream cheese frosting

  • 100g full fat soft cheese
  • 1.5 tbsp granulated sweetener such as stevia or xylitol
  • Squeeze of orange juice and pinch of zest
  • Chopped walnuts for decoration (optional)

Instructions

  1. In a large bowl add the ground almonds, baking powder, cinnamon, mixed spice, and chopped walnuts, raisins and granulated sweetener and mix together thoroughly to distribute the ingredients..
  2. Add the grated carrot, orange zest, juice, melted butter, vanilla and eggs and mix to combine.

    Low Carb.

  3. Heat the unit and lightly grease the plates with spray oil. Add half the mixture to the plate and cook for 10-11 minutes. Insert a cocktail sick to ensure the cake is cooked, this should come out clean, then using a plastic spatula remove the cake and place on a cooling rack..
  4. Repeat with the remaining mixture. When the cakes have cooled use the cutter to stamp out individual cakes or a knife to slice to your desired size.
  5. To make the topping, beat the cream cheese with the granulated sweetener and a little squeezed orange juice and add a pinch of grated orange zest to the mixture..
  6. Spread a small amount on top of each cake and top with a sprinkle of chopped walnuts if using.