Chocolate Carrot Cake without Flour
This delightful cake is a lovely combination of rich chocolate, earthy carrots, nutty oats, and sweetness. The absence of traditional flour makes it denser and more moist than a typical cake. A delicious and unique treat, especially if you're looking for a gluten-free and sugar-free option. Enjoy your Chocolate Carrot Cake!
sweetener to taste (optional 4 TBSP sugar)
Rainforest Dark Vegan Cacao Powder: 2 TBSP https://www.santabarbarachocolate.com/vegan-cocoa...
carrots: 8 oz
oat flakes: 3.5 oz
leavening agent: 1 TSP
Method of preparation:
Grind oat flakes into flour.
Shred carrots in a blender or grate on a fine grater.
Add sweetener to eggs, beat with a whisk.
Add carrots, oats, Rainforest Dark Vegan Cacao Powder and baking powder, mix thoroughly.
Transfer the gluten free batter into a mold, bake at 350 F for 30 minutes.
Sprinkle Organic Dark Chocolate with coconut palm sugar @santabarbarachocolate (https://www.santabarbarachocolate.com/organic-dark-chocolate-coconut-palm-sugar-sweetened/) and garnish with berries (optional).
What Does Flourless Carrot Cake Taste Like?
- Chocolate Flavor: The primary flavor comes from the Rainforest Dark Vegan Cacao Powder, which imparts a rich and intense chocolate flavor. This will be the dominant taste in the cake.
- Carrot: The grated carrots add a natural sweetness and a mild earthy flavor to the cake. They contribute some moisture, making the cake tender and juicy.
- Oats: Ground oat flakes provide a nutty and slightly oaty flavor, adding a bit of texture and a wholesome taste to the cake.
- Sweetness: The sweetness in the cake comes from the sweetener you choose to use. If you opt for sugar, it will be sweet like a traditional cake. If you use a sugar substitute, the sweetness may have a slightly different taste profile, most likely less sweet.
- Leavening Agent: The leavening agent (baking powder) helps the cake rise and gives it a light, airy texture.
- Additional Flavors: The optional toppings of Organic Dark Chocolate with coconut palm sugar and berries offer extra layers of flavor. The dark chocolate and coconut palm sugar bring sweetness and a hint of molasses flavor, while the berries contribute fruity notes.