Vegan Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting
Vegan Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting
  • prep: 10 min
  • cook: 30 min
  • total: 40 min
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  • Summary

    This vegan carrot cake is rich, flavorful, and topped with a decadent maple cream cheese frosting. This one-bowl recipe is super easy to make, 100% vegan, and simple to make gluten-free. 

    Ingredients

    • 3 flax eggs (see notes)
    • 1/3 cup coconut oil (melted)
    • 1 tbsp lemon juice
    • 1/4 cup maple syrup
    • 1 cup brown sugar
    • 1/2 cup sugar
    • ½ tsp salt
    • 1 tsp baking powder
    • 1 tsp baking soda
    • 2 tsp ground cinnamon
    • 2 tsp vanilla extract
    • 2 cups flour (or gluten-free baking flour)
    • 2 cups carrots (grated)
    • 8 oz vegan cream cheese (room temperature)
    • ½ cup vegan margarine
    • 4 cups confectioners sugar
    • 1 tsp vanilla extract
    • 1 tsp maple syrup
    • 3/4 cup walnuts or almonds (chopped)
    • 3 6" cake pans
    • stand mixer

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 12
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 467 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 18 g 27.63%
    • Saturated Fat: 7 g 36.09%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 0 mg 0%
    • Sodium: 548 mg 22.83%
    • Calcium: 123 mg 12.25%
    • Potassium: 140 mg 3.99%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 0 mg 2.14%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 75 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 1 g 5.47%
    • Sugar: 69 g
    • Protein: 4 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 3 g
    • Vitamin A 78.04%
    • Vitamin C 2.64%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat3
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs5
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total1 oz-eq

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