Fragrant and Healthy Carrot Cake

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 2
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Technique: Bake Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup - whole wheat flour
  • 3/4 cup - cake flour
  • 1/2 cup - packed brown sugar
  • 1 tbsp - ground cinnamon
  • 1 tsp - baking powder
  • 1 tsp - baking soda
  • 1 1/2 tbsp - molasses
  • 1/4 cup - vegetable oil
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 orange, juiced and zested
  • 1.5 tsp - grated lemon zest
  • 1/2 cup - raisins
  • 5 dried figs, chopped
  • 2 tbsp - poppy seeds
  • 2 cups - grated carrots
  • 1/4 cup - chopped pecans
  • 1/2 tsp - salt

How to Make Fragrant and Healthy Carrot Cake

  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease a 9 inch pan.
  • In a large bowl, stir together the whole wheat flour, cake flour, brown sugar, cinnamon, baking powder, baking soda and salt.
  • Make a well in the center and pour in the molasses, oil, eggs and orange juice.
  • Mix until the dry ingredients are moistened, then stir in the orange zest, lemon zest, raisins, figs, poppy seeds, carrots and pecans until evenly distributed.
  • Pour into the prepared pan.
  • Bake for 1 hour and 10 minutes in the preheated oven, or until a knife inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean.
  • Cool for 30 minutes before removing from the pan.

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