Healthy Living

Open To Play Protein Carrot Cake

 

Ingredients

50 g Open To Play protein

5 eggs separated

finely grated zest and fresly squeezed juice of 2 unwaxed lemons

250 g grated carrots

250 g grated hazelnuts ( or any nuts )

 50 g shredded coconut 

100 g brown organic sugar 

 65 g quinoa flour ( or any gluten free flour)

 2 spoons of gluten free baking powder      

 

Method

Preheat oven to 150 C

Combine the egg yolks , lemon zest and juice, sugar, grated carrots, grated hazelnuts, baking powder, Open To Play protein in mixing bowl and whisk until combined.

Sift in the flour and fold it in gently.

In a separate ,grease free bowl, whisk the egg whites until stiff peaks form.

Fold the egg whites and coconut into the cake mix very gently, then transfer the batter to the prepared baking tin.

Bake in the preheated oven for about 45 minutes, or until springy in the touch.

To check if ready , insert a skewer into the center , if it comes out clean you can take it out of the oven.

Leave the cake to cool completely before turning out of the tin.

Remove the cold cake from the tin and spread with Greek yogurt and sprinkle with lemon zest.

Can be made as a cake or into individual puddings .

 

Leave in fridge before serving and enjoy, its delicious