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Gluten Free Carrot Cake (Book 5)
© Annette Sym
SERVES: 12
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3 egg whites
⅓ cup sugar
¾ teaspoon bicarb soda
½ cup apple sauce (in jar)
1 cup carrot grated
¼ cup walnuts chopped
¼ cup currants
1 teaspoon mixed spice
1 teaspoon dried ginger
1 teaspoon fresh orange peel
½ cup fresh orange juice
½ cup wheat-free cornflour
½ cup soy compound blend
1 cup gluten-free self-raising flour
cooking spray

 


ICING
½ cup icing sugar
2 tablespoons Light Philadelphia® cream cheese


Preheat oven 180ºC fan forced.

Beat egg whites and sugar together in a medium size mixing bowl for 1 minute using an electric beater. Stir bicarb soda into apple sauce (it will froth), then add to bowl. Fold in carrots, walnuts, currants, spices, peel and juice and combine well.  Sift all three flours into mixture in one go then gently fold ingredients together, DO NOT BEAT as this will make the cake tough. Once flour is combined (mixture can look a little lumpy) pour into a 19cm round cake tin that has been coated with cooking spray. Bake 30-35 minutes or until cake springs back when lightly pressed in centre. Turn onto a wire rack to cool.

To make icing: Mix icing sugar together with cream cheese, spread over top of cooled cake.

Variations: Icing - replace cream cheese with 1 teaspoon flora light® margarine and enough juice from a lemon to make spreadable or for a lower fat and carb count omit icing altogether.

 


SUITABLE TO BE FROZEN.

Nutritional Information:

PER SERVE   CR/CHEESE ICING        LEMON ICING       WITHOUT ICING     
FAT       TOTAL        3.3g 3.0g 2.8g
              SATURATED     0.3g 0.3g 0.3g
 FIBRE 2.6g 2.6g 2.6g
 PROTEIN 8.1g 7.9g 7.9g
 CARBS 32.3g 32.2g 26.5g
 SUGAR 17.4g 17.3g 11.6g 
 SODIUM 80mg 73mg 70mg
 KILOJOULES  794 (cals 189) 778 (cals 185) 678 (cals 161)
 GI RATING MEDIUM MEDIUM MEDIUM

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Love all the recipes and when my husband was diagnosed with prostate cancer last year and advised to lose weight, bought your series of books and thoroughly enjoyed.    He actually went from 92kg to 79kg, so very pleasing to the doctor.    It is now over 12 months and little weight has crept back, but we are very conscious of the need to maintain.
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