GEN'S AMAZING VEGAN CARROT CAKE

 

  • Cooking Time: 30 min
  • Servings: 1 round 9 in cake
  • Preparation Time: 15 min

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups of flour
  • 1/4 cups of sugar (or dry sweetener)
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 3/4 cups soy milk (or almond milk)
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup oil (used sunflower or safflower oil)
  • 2 Tbsp of cornstarch mixed with 2 Tbsp of water (to replace 1 egg)
  • 1/2 cup carrot, finely shredded
  • 1 tsp ginger, grated
  • TOPPING
  • 1/4 to 1/2 cup of brown sugar
  • Approx. 1-2 Tbsp of oil
  • 1/4 tsp ground cinnamon (optional)

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350 F.
  • In a large bowl stir together the flour, sugar, baking powder, cinnamon and salt.
  • Add soy milk, vanilla, oil, egg replacer (cornstarch mixed with water), carrot and ginger and mix together gently until "just mixed". Don't over mix it!
  • Pour in lightly oiled cake pan.
  • In a separate bowl, mix the topping ingredients. When well mixed (you wan the brown sugar to be wet- add a bit of oil if needed), sprinkle the topping on top of the cake.
  • Put the cake in the oven and bake for 25-30 minutes.
  • Check with knife to see if done. Enjoy!

Notes

No one could ever guess that this moist cake is vegan! Kids love it and I like to serve it with a sugar toping instead of the traditional carrot cake icing.

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