Coconut Carrot Cake Recipe

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


Submitted by katiecarbary

Makes 10 servings



modified slightly from http://coconut-desserts.blogspot.com/search/label/Coconut%20Cakes Most of the fat in this is from the coconut oil

Recipe Ingredients for Coconut Carrot Cake

2 large eggs
1/2 cup coconut oil
1/2 cup molasses
3/8 cup honey
1/2 cup plain low fat yogurt
1 cup whole wheat flour
1 cup white flour
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
1 1/2 cups grated carrots
1/2 cup flaked coconut
1/4 cup chopped walnuts

Recipe Directions for Coconut Carrot Cake

  1. Directions from http://coconut-desserts.blogspot.com/search/label/Coconut%20Cakes:

  2. In a large mixing bowl, beat eggs well.

  3. Add oil, honey, molasses, and yogurt.

  4. Blend in flour, salt, soda, spices, carrots, coconut, and walnuts.

  5. Place in an 8 inch square baking pan (or 9.5 inch circular baking pan) greased with virgin coconut oil.

  6. Cook in preheated oven at 375 degrees for 45 - 60 minutes, until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.

  7. Cool and frost with cream cheese frosting if desired.

Categories

Dessert

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 112.0g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
335
Calories from Fat
140
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
15.6g
24%
Saturated Fat
11.2g
56%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
43mg
14%
Sodium
226mg
9%
Potassium
401mg
11%
Total Carbohydrates
45.6g
15%
Dietary Fiber
1.9g
8%
Sugars
21.6g
Protein
5.6g
Vitamin A 56% Vitamin C 2%
Calcium 8% Iron 14%
* 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
B
  Good points
  • High in vitamin A
  •   Bad points
  • High in saturated fat
  • High in sugar
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