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Walnut Carrot Cake

by Christina Julia

Carrot cake with walnuts tastes great because walnuts add a bit of texture, but also an earthy
flavor that pairs wonderfully with carrots.

Walnut Carrot Cake

Serves: 6 Prep Time: Cooking Time:
Nutrition facts: 200 calories 20 grams fat
Rating: 5.0/5
( 1 voted )


  • 10 dates, pits removed
  • 2 cups grated carrots
  • 1/2 cup sweetened applesauce
  • 1/2 cup golden raisins
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 3/4 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1/4 cup all purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 cup walnuts, chopped
  • 1 pinch of salt


  1. Put the dates in a small blender or food processor and pulse a few times until a paste forms. Transfer them into a bowl then stir in the carrots, applesauce, raisins, cinnamon, ginger and a pinch of salt.
  2. Mix until well combined then fold in the flour, baking powder and soda. Spoon the batter into a greased round cake pan then sprinkle the chopped walnuts on top.
  3. Bake in a preheated oven at 350F for 30-40 minutes.
  4.  Let it cool in the pan and serve sprinkled with powdered sugar.

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