Diabetic Friendly Carrot Cake Recipe


Carrot Cake Recipes For Your Diabetic Loved Ones

If it is your loves birthday, but the person has diabetes, their illness should not stop them from celebrating their birthday – especially cutting the birthday cake. Everybody would love to have a piece of cake on their birthday celebrating the day with their family and friends.

So, why not prepare a diabetic friendly carrot cake recipes for them? This carrot cake is delicious with the heavenly cream cheese frosting.  Plus a sound decision for a diabetic person to enjoy the delicacy without neglecting their health!

Carrot Cake Recipes For Your Diabetic Loved Ones
Carrot Cake Recipes For Your Diabetic Loved Ones

Carrot Cake For Diabetic

Ingredients:

For Cake

  • 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp pumpkin pie spice
  • 2/3 cup flax seed meal
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 3 cups shredded carrot (about 6 medium)
  • Four eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • sugar substitute blend equal to 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • brown sugar substitute blend equal to 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup canola oil

For Cream Cheese Frosting

  • 2 ounces softened reduced-fat cream cheese
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla essence
  • 1/4 cup powdered sugar
  • 1-1/2 cup frozen light whipped dessert topping, thawed
  • For Garnishing
  • Coarsely shredded carrot

Method:

Step 1

  • Preheat the oven to 350°F.
  • Also, grease two 8 inch round baking pan and line bottom of the pan with parchment paper. You can also lightly flour the parchment paper. Keep it aside.

Step 2

  • Add flour, flaxseed meal, pumpkin pie spice, baking powder, baking soda, and salt in a large bowl. Stir well and set aside.
  • Further, mix finely shredded carrot, granulated sugar, brown sugar, eggs, and oil in another large bowl.
  • Now pour this egg batter all at once to the flour mixture. Mix until incorporated.
  • Then pour the carrot cake batter into prepared cake pans, dividing evenly.
  • Put the pan in the preheated oven to bake for 25 – 30 min. Tip: Check the cake by inserting a toothpick in the center, if it comes out clean means your cake baked perfectly.
  • Transfer the cake pan on a wire rack to cool.
  • After 10 min, invert the cake onto a wire rack to cool down thoroughly.

Step 3

  • In meanwhile, prepare the cake frosting.
  • In a medium bowl, whisk softened reduced-fat cream cheese with an electric mixer on medium to high speed until it reaches to a smooth consistency.
  • Then add vanilla and whisk.
  • Slowly add powdered sugar. Keep whisking until smooth.
  • Add 1/2 cup of the topping into the cream cheese mixture and fold well to lighten.
  • Then fold in the remaining whipped topping in the cream cheese, mix again.
  • Note: This will make around 1-3/4 cups of cream cheese frosting.

Step 4

  • Now put the cake to a large cutting board and using the knife level it by cutting the bulging top.
  • Pipe the prepared Cream Cheese Frosting on top of one cake layer.
  • Put the second layer cake on top of it and top it up evenly with cream cheese frosting.
  • Finally, garnish your cake with coarsely shredded carrot.
  • The carrot cake is ready to be served to your diabetic family member.
Carrot Cake Recipes For Your Diabetic Loved Ones
Carrot Cake Recipes For Your Diabetic Loved Ones
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