Hi all

Thought this recipe may appeal to some of you :)

Healthy Carrot Cake – I’ve not made this but it’s come highly recommended

Makes 14-16

Ingredients:

1 egg

200ml natural yoghurt

1 orange, juice & zest

250g spelt flour

2tsp baking powder

½ tsp bicarbonate of soda

5tbsp agave nectar

1 large or 2 small carrrots – grated

3tsp mixed spice

A handful of dried fruits to your liking (sultanas/raisins/cranberries)

A handful of nuts or seeds to your liking (almonds/linseeds/sunflower seeds)

  1. Whisk the egg, yoghurt, juice & zest of orange

  2. Mix together the flour, baking power, bicarb of soda

  3. Add the spice, fruit, nuts/seeds, carrot & agave nectar to the flour mix

  4. Pour the wet mixture over the dry mixture & fold (do not stir or whisk) until just combined

  5. Divide into muffin cases or muffin tin, silicone cases recommended so they don’t stick

  6. Top with a pink of nuts & seeds

  7. Bake at 180 degrees C/gas 4 for 15/20 minutes or until a skewer in the centre come out clean

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