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Flax Seed Carrot Cake

Rated as 3.88 out of 5 Stars

"A sin-free, delicious, and fruity version of the ever-popular carrot cake. The flax seed meal may be omitted, but it can easily be found in health food stores. This cake is best served chilled because of its moist quality."
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Ingredients

9 h 5 m servings 178 cals
Original recipe yields 12 servings (1 - 9x5 inch loaf)

Directions

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Lightly oil a 9x5 inch loaf pan with vegetable cooking spray.
  2. Whisk together the egg whites, sugar, milk, applesauce, vanilla, and almond extract in a small bowl; mix until well blended. In a large bowl, sift together the flour, whole wheat flour, flax seed, cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves, and baking soda. Mix the egg into the flour; stir until well blended. Fold in the walnuts, raisins, carrot, and drained pineapple. Pour batter into the prepared pan.
  3. Bake in preheated oven until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean (but not necessarily dry), about 40 minutes. Set aside to cool for 10 to 20 minutes before refrigerating overnight.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 178 calories; 3.5 g fat; 33.9 g carbohydrates; 4.8 g protein; < 1 mg cholesterol; 131 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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As other reviewers mentioned, it is more like quickbread. So I baked 12 muffins with this recipe for 20 minutes at 400 degrees. It turned out a little bit dry on surface but inside was okay so...

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I wish we could give 1/2 stars because 3 seems too low and 4 seems a little too much. My boyfriend didn't eat a second bite and that is rare because he's usually easy to please. Healthy or not...

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As other reviewers mentioned, it is more like quickbread. So I baked 12 muffins with this recipe for 20 minutes at 400 degrees. It turned out a little bit dry on surface but inside was okay so...

This was really tasty, but i wouldn't call it carrot cake as it was not suitable as a dessert. It was more of a dense,fruity quick bread to have with coffee. I'll probably make this again, it ...

This is a great way to incorporate healthy foods into a tasty treat. I followed the recipe to the T except for I used the whole can of crushed pineapple. I made muffins and they were done in 25...

WOW! I love it! It is more bread-y than cake-y, but that didn't stop my husband from smearing cream cheese frosting all over a slice and devouring it!! I can't wait to pop a slice into the to...

A healthy mix of ingredients that resulted in a nice tasting carrot bread. Thumbs up from my 6 year old. NOTE: Although I tested it with a toothpick, mine still turned out a little goopy in the ...

A cake it's not, but it makes a really excellent breakfast bread. I omitted the walnuts because I didn't have any, and used 1/2 cup of golden raisins.

Yes, I agree it isn't cake but luckily I was looking for a high fiber bread that didn't have an extreme amount of sugar and fat. I have made this many times. I cut it up and freeze then micro ...

I wish we could give 1/2 stars because 3 seems too low and 4 seems a little too much. My boyfriend didn't eat a second bite and that is rare because he's usually easy to please. Healthy or not...

Baked em at 350 for 20 minutes and they came out great, if you want more flavor, simply add more of the flavor you want. Its not difficult.