cake · Healthy baking

Low-Sugar Carrot Cake

I made these for my nearly 10month old daughter as she can eat them as finger food and they don’t have too much sugar.


Low-Sugar Carrot Cake


  • 3 Eggs
  • 50g Soft light brown sugar
  • 1 small avocardo (Scoop out the inside of a very ripe)
  • 50g Butter melted
  • 50mls Orange (Juice)
  • 200g Plain flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon ginger
  • 2 1/4 tsp Baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp Bicarbonate of soda
  • 200g Finely Grated Carrots


  1. Beat together the eggs, sugar, melted butter, avocado and orange juice.
  2. Mix in flour, bicarbonate of soda, baking powder & Spices followed by the grated carrots.
  3. Pour into an oiled muffin tray (12 part) or an oiled and greaseproof lined 450g/1lb loaf tin.
  4. Bake in a pre-heated oven for 40-45
  5. Cool the cake in the tin for 30 minutes before turning out onto a wire rack.

Temperature & cooking time:
40/45 mins at 160°C/Fan140°C Gas mark 2


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