Cavegirl kitchen – Carrot cake

I bake a lot, and love playing around with cake recipes to make them a little bit better for you nutritionally. This recipe for carrot and mascarpone cake is one of the best I have baked, (even if I do say so myself)!

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4 tbsp honey

125 ml flaxseed oil

60g full fat greek yoghurt

3 eggs

Juice of 1 large orange

225g ground almonds

1 tsp bicarbonate of soda

2 tsp cinnamon

1 tsp nutmeg

1 tsp ginger

3 medium carrots grated

100g chopped walnuts

Whisk the honey, oil, eggs and orange juice together until smooth, stir in the remaining ingredients
until combined. Spoon mixture into a cake and cook on 190 until cooked through, probably around
30 minutes.

For topping

150g mascarpone

30g butter, softened to room temperature

Juice of half an orange

1 tsp vanilla essence

Mix the ingredients until smooth and combined. Do not let the mixture become too runny

Enjoy

Kx

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