Chocolate Carrot Cake Recipe

Looking for an easy Chocolate Carrot Cake recipe? Learn how to make Chocolate Carrot Cake using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by christinavt

Makes 8 servings



A rich and moist healthy treat. By Polly Pitchford, Full Spectrum Healthâ?˘ canola oil, orange juice, sugar or Sucanet, silken tofu, carrots, whole wheat pastry flour, all-purpose or brown rice flour, baking soda, salt, cinnamon cvt

Recipe Ingredients for Chocolate Carrot Cake

3/4 cup canola oil
1/2 cup orange juice
1 cup sugar or Sucanet
1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa
224 g (1 cup) silken tofu (106637) (weight guessed)
2 cups carrots, finely grated
1 cup whole wheat pastry flour
1 cup all-purpose flour or Brown Rice flour
2 teaspoons baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon cinnamon

Recipe Directions for Chocolate Carrot Cake

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Mix the oil, orange juice, sugar or Sucanet, cocoa powder and tofu in a blender or food processor and then add the grated carrot. In a separate bowl, mix the flours, baking soda, salt, and cinnamon. Spoon the wet ingredients into the dry and mix just until moistened. Pour batter into a lightly oiled bundt or tube pan and bake for 50-55 minutes. If baking in 2 seperate 8" pans, bake until a toothpick come out clean.
Categories

Beans, Chocolate, Citrus, Dairy, Vegetables, Dessert, American, Bake, Vegetarian

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 152.3g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
430
Calories from Fat
200
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
22.2g
34%
Saturated Fat
1.9g
10%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
409mg
17%
Potassium
192mg
5%
Total Carbohydrates
54.9g
18%
Dietary Fiber
4.1g
16%
Sugars
27.9g
Protein
5.4g
Vitamin A 67% Vitamin C 16%
Calcium 4% Iron 11%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
C+
  Good points
  • Low in saturated fat
  • No cholesterol
  • High in vitamin A
  •   Bad points
  • High in sugar
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