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Carrot Cake Loaf

Warm spices and grated carrots make this Carrot Cake Loaf an extremely moist and flavorful treat. This easy loaf cake recipe is the perfect way to enjoy a healthy breakfast that feels like a dessert!

Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Keyword breakfast cake, gluten free carrot cake, healthy cake, healthy cake recipe, healthy carrot cake, healthy carrot cake recipe, keto carrot cake
Prep Time 25 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 5 minutes
Servings 10 slices
Calories 392 kcal
Author Kelly


Carrot Cake Loaf

  • 4 large eggs room temperature
  • 1/2 cup coconut sugar or golden monk fruit sweetener
  • 2 tbsp maple syrup or Lakanto sugar free maple syrup (you can also try swapping with honey, brown rice syrup OR agave)
  • 1/3 cup melted and cooled coconut oil or other neutral flavored oil
  • 1 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 2/3 cups superfine blanched almond flour
  • 1/4 cup coconut flour
  • 1 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp ground nutmeg
  • 1/8 tsp ground cloves
  • 1/8 tsp fine sea salt
  • 3/4 cup finely grated carrots
  • 1/3 cup chopped pecans or walnuts optional
  • organic raisins, no sugar added optional

Cream Cheese Frosting

  • 8 oz softened dairy-free cream cheese can use regular if not dairy-free
  • 3 tbsp softened refined coconut oil can use butter if not dairy-free
  • 3-4 tbsp maple syrup or Lakanto sugar free maple syrup
  • 2/3 tsp vanilla extract
  • chopped pecans or walnuts for garnish


Carrot Cake Loaf

  1. Preheat oven to 350F. Line a 8x4 loaf pan with parchment paper. 

  2. In a medium bowl, beat eggs with coconut sugar until smooth. Add maple syrup, coconut oil and vanilla & mix until combined. 

  3. Place a large mesh sieve over bowl and sift in almond flour, coconut flour, baking powder, spices & salt. Stir until well combined with no lumps.

  4. Stir in carrots & nuts/raisins, if using.Transfer batter to loaf pan.

  5. Bake for 38-45 minutes, or until toothpick comes out clean. Remove from oven & cool completely before frosting.

Cream Cheese Frosting

  1. Beat together all the ingredients for frosting and use an offset spatula to spread over cooled loaf. Sprinkle with chopped nuts, if desired.

Recipe Notes

*Nutritional info includes the frosting

Nutrition Facts
Carrot Cake Loaf
Amount Per Serving (1 slice)
Calories 392 Calories from Fat 288
% Daily Value*
Fat 32g49%
Trans Fat 1g
Carbohydrates 24g8%
Fiber 5g20%
Sugar 14g16%
Protein 8g16%
* Nutrition facts are provided as a courtesy using the WPRM recipe calculator. It is best to make your own calculations to ensure accuracy. We expressly disclaim any and all liability of any kind with respect to any act or omission wholly or in part in reliance on anything contained in this website. Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.