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Carrot Cake – Gluten Free, Dairy Free

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Carrot Cake – Gluten, Dairy and Sugar Free

This carrot cake is so delicious and moist your family and friends will be surprised that it’s gluten free! It’s the perfect cake or cupcakes for your Easter celebration or anytime. It’s one of our favorites!

Vanilla Frosting - MamaShire

I use this Dairy-Free Vanilla Frosting on my carrot cake. If you don’t have to be dairy-free than use your favorite cream cheese frosting.

I use a food processor to make quick work of this cake. One of my most used kitchen appliances is my Cuisinart Food Processor. I’ve had several less expensive models over the years that couldn’t keep up, but this one is built to last and work hard and I work it hard. It’s on my list of must haves in the kitchen.
I’m sharing a different version of this recipe on Raising Homemakers using coconut sugar and maple syrup.

Trim Healthy Mamas this cake is a crossover!

Carrot Cake - Gluten, Dairy, and Sugar Free
 
Author:
Recipe type: Dessert
Serves: 12 servings
Ingredients
  • 3 cups of finely shredded carrots, about 9-10 medium carrots
  • ½ cup of pecans, chopped fine
  • 5 large eggs
  • 3 cups blanched almond flour
  • 1 cup homemade sweetener* or Trim Healthy Mama Gentle Sweet
  • 1½ teaspoons aluminum-free baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon ginger
  • ¼ teaspoon nutmeg
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350°.
  2. Prepare pans: for two 9" or 8" round cake pans, line with parchment paper, for 9 x13 cake pan or cupcake pans spray with coconut spray
  3. Using a food processor or electric mixer blend the eggs.
  4. Add in almond flour, sweetener, baking powder, cinnamon, ginger, and nutmeg. Mix well.
  5. Add in carrots and pecans mix until well combined.
  6. Pour into prepared pans.
  7. Bake "cake pans" around 25-30 minutes. Bake "cupcakes" 20-25 minutes. Check center with toothpick or cake tester for doneness.
  8. Let cool completely before adding frosting.
Notes
*Homemade sweetener - 1 cup of erythritol+ 1 teaspoon of Now Brand Stevia

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Pumpkin Oatmeal Chocolate Chunk Cookies

Pumpkin Oatmeal Chocolate Chunk Cookies - Gluten-Free - MamaShire.com

These pumpkin oatmeal chocolate chunk cookies are delightful little treats with a crunchy outside and a chewy inside. They make me think of a cross between an oatmeal cookie and those pumpkin treats that you can buy that have the little faces on them, but a healthier version with the added bonus of being gluten-free, dairy-free, sugar-free, and egg-free.

Pumpkin Oatmeal Chocolate Chunk Cookies - Gluten-Free - MamaShire.com

My daughter and I both thought these would be yummy for an afternoon snack with coffee or tea or to serve them alongside of a lean protein for a flavorful breakfast.

Pumpkin Oatmeal Chocolate Chunk Cookies - Gluten-Free - MamaShire.com

I like to keep some Lindt 85% Cocoa Chocolate bar already chopped and stored in a jar so I can quickly add it to recipes like these cookies.

Pumpkin Oatmeal Chocolate Chunk Cookies - Gluten-Free - MamaShire.com

For Trim Healthy Mamas these cookies are a Crossover. If you don’t have a sprouted gluten-free baking blend than you should be able to substitute with the THM Baking Blend. I haven’t tried it so may need to tweak the liquid ingredients, as I think the THM Baking Blend is a thirstier flour. You can use this sweetener chart to make adjustments if using a different type of sweetener.

Pumpkin Oatmeal Chocolate Chunk Cookies
 
Author:
Recipe type: Dessert
Serves: 24-30 cookies
Ingredients
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350°. Line baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. Stir together the flour blend, oats, sweetener, cinnamon, baking soda, sea salt in a medium bowl.
  3. Whisk the pumpkin, applesauce, flaxmeal, and vanilla in a small mixing bowl.
  4. Add the pumpkin mixture to the dry mix and combine.
  5. Stir in the chopped chocolate.
  6. Drop by rounded tablespoons onto lined baking sheet. Press down on tops of cookie to flatten.
  7. Bake for 15 minutes.
  8. Remove to wire rack to cool.
Notes
* You can use sprouted oats or non-sprouted, just be sure they are gluten-free.
** Homemade Sweetener- Mix 1 cup of erythritol and 1 teaspoon stevia

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