Keto Carrot Cake
This keto carrot cake with cream cheese is spiced and sweet, just like the real thing. Almond flour and coconut flour gives this keto dessert a cake like texture. Moist, and delicious with a cinnamon aroma. A keto carrot cake sure sounds like my sugar free dessert for tonight.
1x 2x 3x Keto Carrot cake 1 1/4 cup almond flour ( I use this) 2 tablespoons Coconut flour ( I use this) 1/8 teaspoon Salt 1/2 teaspoon Baking soda 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg 2 tablespoon brown sugar substitute(optional) ( I use this ) 2 large Eggs 1/3 cup liquid coconut oil 1/2 cup sugar free maple syrup ( I use this) 1 teaspoon Vanilla extract ( I use this) 1/2 teaspoon Liquid stevia ( I use this ) 1 oz carrots(optional) 1 oz walnuts Cream Cheese Icing 5 tablespoons butter 4 oz Cream Cheese 1/4 teaspoon Vanilla extract 2-3 tablespoon Powdered sweetener (2 for standard, 3 for extra sweetness I use this) 2 tablespoon Heavy cream
Keto carrot cake
Make sure all liquids are brought to room temperature. Coconut oil should be in liquid state. And eggs should also be room temperature. This avoids the coconut oil from hardening from coldness.
Dry ingredients combine almond flour, coconut flour, baking soda, cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg, and optional brown sugar alternative sweetener
Wet ingredients combine eggs, coconut oil, sugar free maple syrup, vanilla extract, stevia
Combine dry and wet ingredients
At this point you fold in your optional carrots and your walnuts. Or anything else you'd like to add such as shredded coconut, pecans, etc.
Bake in oven at 300 degrees F for 20 minutes. Check at the 15 minute time for doneness. Afterward check every 5 minutes to ensure cake doesn't overcook and come out dry. Allow to cool before icing
Sugar free cream cheese icing
Bring butter and cream cheese to room temperature to ensure their softness.
Cream butter and cream cheese
Add in vanilla extract, powdered sweetener, and heavy cream
Combine until smooth
Nutritional estimates done via My Fitness Pal based off 10 slices per cake
Net Carb 5g
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