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Keto Carrot Cake Recipe

This Primal, Low Carb and Keto Carrot Cake Recipe tastes more delicious than traditional carrot cake without sugar, dairy and gluten at just 3.6 g carbs per slice! 

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Dairy Free, Gluten Free, Grain Free, Keto, Ketogenic, Low Carb, Paleo, Primal
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 9 pieces
Calories 242 kcal
Author Caitlin Weeks

Ingredients

Ingredients for Keto Carrot Cake

*PALEO VERSION SWEETENER for Cake*

*KETO SWEETENER VERSION for Cake*

Ingredients for Primal Cream Cheese Frosting

  • 1 package cream cheese room temperature
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup softened butter

*PALEO VERSION SWEETENER for Frosting*

  • 1/4 cup maple syrup or to taste, (for paleo version)

*KETO SWEETENER VERSION for Frosting*

Instructions

For Cake

  1. In a large bowl, combine almond flour, salt, baking soda, cinnamon and nutmeg.

  2. In a separate bowl, mix together eggs, sweetener, apple cider vinegar and melted coconut oil.

  3. Stir the shredded carrots, dates (if using) and chopped walnuts into wet ingredients.

  4. Stir wet ingredients into dry.

  5. Place batter into well greased, 9-Inch x 11 cake pan.

  6. Bake at 325 for 45 minutes.

  7. Cool to room temperature and spread with cream cheese frosting below.

  8. Serve and enjoy!

For Cream Cheese Frosting

  1. Mix all the ingredients together with a hand blender to fluff it up.

  2. Spread evenly on cooled carrot cakes.

  3. Stack them on top of each other and frost the edges if desired. Enjoy!

Recipe Notes

 

Net Carbs: 3.6

Nutrition facts based on 9 servings

 

Nutrition Facts
Keto Carrot Cake Recipe
Amount Per Serving (9 slices)
Calories 242 Calories from Fat 191
% Daily Value*
Fat 21.2g33%
Saturated Fat 6.9g43%
Cholesterol 91mg30%
Sodium 300mg13%
Potassium 187mg5%
Carbohydrates 6.5g2%
Fiber 2.9g12%
Sugar 1.6g2%
Protein 8.6g17%
Calcium 350mg35%
Iron 0.2mg1%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.