Saturday, November 4, 2017

Carrot apple cake - sugar free!

Happy 1st birthday, Shiloh!

Sugar-free carrot apple cake
4 eggs
180ml neutral tasting oil ie. Grapeseed oil
60g sour cream
50g maple syrup, optional
280g cake flour
1 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp baking powder
1 tsp cinnamon powder
A pinch of nutmeg, optional
300g grated carrots
200g grated apples, incl juice

1. Preheat oven to 180C.

2. Mix oil, sour cream, eggs and maple syrup till well combined.

3. Sift flours, cinnamon and nutmeg, and fold into the wet mixture.

4. Add grated carrots and apple. Do not overmix.

5. Bake in an 8inch tin, for 55-60minutes, or till skewer comes out clean.

Maple syrup cream cheese frosting
200g cream cheese
100g unsalted butter
Maple syrup

Beat cream cheese and butter till light and fluffy. Add maple syrup to taste.

So happy the recipe worked out. Cake wasn't sweet at all, but still tasted great! Paired with maple syrup frosting.. so yummy you can't tell it's sugar free 😋