Grain/Gluten Free Carrot Cake with Pecan Cream Cheese Frosting


Grain/Gluten Free Carrot Cake with Pecan Cream Cheese Frosting

Ingredients

  • 1 cup Creamy peanut butter
  • 2 Carrots, grated
  • 3 Eggs
  • 1 tsp Vanilla Extract
  • 3 tbsps Maple Syrup
  • 1 Well-ripened banana
  • Handful Craisins and dried pineapple bits
  • 1 tsp Baking soda
  • 1 tsp apple cider vinegar
  • Dash Cinnamon & a pinch of salt
  • 1 tbsp Cocoa powder

Frosting

  • 8 oz. regular cream cheese
  • 2 cups Confectioners' Sugar
  • Capful Vanilla and Almond Extracts
  • 1/2-1 cup toasted pecans Garnish with additional toasted pecans

Directions

Use potato masher to mash banana; fold in all other ingredients and pour in loaf pan. Bake at 350* for 35 minutes; test with toothpick. While baking, beat all frosting ingredients together until creamy.  Cool cake – split horizontally, ice the center and the top!