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Protein Carrot Cake

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Protein Carrot Cake

Course Dessert
Prep Time 45 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Servings 9 people
Calories 138kcal

Ingredients

Cake:

  • 50 grams vanilla protein powder
  • 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup Swerve Granulated or other zero calorie granulated sweetener
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup grated carrots
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 1/2 cup nonfat plain Greek yogurt
  • 1 egg

Frosting:

  • 4 ounces Neufch√Ętel cheese softened
  • 25 grams vanilla protein powder
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup Cool Whip Lite

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Spray an 8×8-inch baking dish with nonstick cooking spray; set aside.
  • In a large mixing bowl, combine protein powder, flour, sweetener, baking soda, salt, ginger and cinnamon.
  • Add vanilla extract, grated carrots, applesauce, yogurt and egg.
  • Spread batter in prepared pan and bake for 25-30 minutes, or until set in the center. Remove from oven and let cool.
  • In a mixing bowl, beat together frosting ingredients until light and fluffy. Spread on top of cooled cake. Cut into slices and serve. Garnish with chopped walnuts, if desired (log separately).

Notes

MFP: MFF Protein Carrot Cake
April 2022

Nutrition

Serving: 3.1ounces | Calories: 138kcal | Carbohydrates: 15.1g | Protein: 10.7g | Fat: 3.9g

1 thought on “Protein Carrot Cake

  1. 5 stars
    So good!

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