Gluten Free Carrot Cake
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Gluten Free Carrot Cake

This Gluten Free Carrot cake recipe is a traditional bake that everyone loves. In addition, we think this is a great recipe to use in any occasion.

You can also bake this recipe with your kids!In fact, with our Natural Flavoured Icing Sugar, you can bake these easy cupcakes in any flavour. Try to make it using Salted Caramel Natural Flavoured Icing Sugar, or combine flavours. For example, use our Orange Natural Flavoured Icing Sugar for baking the cupcakes and our delicious Cream Cheese for making buttercream.

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In addition, you can decorate this classic cake with buttercream flowers using our Nifty Nozzles, the genuine Russian piping tips.

This recipe is one that you will return to time and time again. Furthermore, the cupcakes doesn’t go dry around the edges.

As a general rule, we recommend eating your cakes on the day of baking or within 24 hours for the best flavour, but they will last up to 2 days.

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Ingredients Gluten Free Carrot Cake

Fill 3 standard size cups of Ground Almonds
Fill 3 standard size cups Grated Carrots
3 Whole Eggs
2 Egg Yolks
125ml Melted Coconut oil
125ml Maple Syrip
125g Sugar and Crumbs Cinammon Swirl Icing Sugar(or any flavour of your choice)
1 tablespoon Baking Powder
30g Toasted Walnuts
40g Chopped Dried Fruit
Zest and Juice of an Orange and Lemon
Buttercream Topping:
250g Sugar and Crumbs Cinammon Swirl Icing Sugar(or any flavour of your choice)
125g Unsalted Butter


1. Preheat the oven to 180 C, 365 F, Gas mark 5.

2. Mix all the dry ingredients in a large mixing bowl, add the carrot and eggs and mix in well.

3. Add maple syrup, coconut, fruit and the walnuts if using.

4. Mix thoroughly and incorporate the citrus juices and zest.

5. Then, pour the cake batter into a lined bread tin 20x8cm or a 16cm round cake tin.

6. Bake for 30-35 minutes until firm to the touch. Allow to cool on a wire cooling tray.

To make the topping

7. Cream together the Sugar and Crumbs Cinnamon Swirl Natural Flavoured Icing Sugar and butter, spread over the top of the cake evenly.

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