Quick and Easy Flexitarian Carrot Cake Recipe

Are you looking for a delicious and healthy cake recipe that won’t make you feel guilty? This Flexitarian carrot cake is the perfect choice for you!

Not only is it packed with nutritious ingredients, but it’s also highly delicious and easy to make.


To make this delicious carrot cake, you will need the following ingredients:

2 cups peeled and grated carrots

1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce

1/4 cup vegetable oil

1/2 cup brown sugar

1/2 cup granulated sugar

2 eggs

2 cups all-purpose flour

2 teaspoons baking powder

1 teaspoon baking soda

1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

1/2 teaspoon ground ginger

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/2 cup chopped walnuts (optional)


1. Preheat your oven to 350°F. Coat a 9×13-inch baking pan with cooking spray.

2. In a large bowl, whisk together the grated carrots, applesauce, vegetable oil, brown sugar, granulated sugar, and eggs until well combined.

3. In a separate bowl, combine the all-purpose flour, baking powder, baking soda, ground cinnamon, ground ginger, and salt.

4. Add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients and mix until just combined. Stir in the chopped walnuts (if using).

5. Pour the batter into the prepared pan, and bake for 35-40 minutes.

6. Once cooked, remove the cake from the oven and set it aside to cool down.

7. Once cooled, sprinkle some powdered sugar on top of the cake.

Enjoy your scrumptious Flexitarian carrot cake, and feel good about indulging in a healthy and nutritious dessert!