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No kidding - this really is the best ever healthy carrot cake! It's made with applesauce and absolutely no added sugar. It's so healthy and delicious you can even eat it for breakfast! Best healthy dessert recipe ever!

The Best Ever Healthy Carrot Cake

Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 1 hr
Total Time 1 hr 15 mins
Servings 12 slices


  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • ½ cup whole wheat flour
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 ½ teaspoons stevia powder
  • ½ cup raisins
  • ½ cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons apple cider vinegar
  • 200 g /7oz grated carrot
  • ½ cup fat-free sugar-free yogurt
  • ¼ cup skimmed milk


  • Pre-heat the oven to 180C/356F and grab a 9" non-stick loaf pan.
  • In a medium-size bowl, stir together all the dry ingredients - both flours, baking soda, salt, ground cinnamon, stevia powder and raisins.
  • Stir in all the wet ingredients - applesauce, olive oil, vinegar, carrot, yogurt and milk - until totally combined.
  • Scoop the cake batter into the loaf pan and bake in the pre-heated oven for around 60 minutes, until the top of the cake is springy to the touch and a toothpick, when inserted into the centre, comes out clean.
  • Leave the cake to cool to room temperature in the loaf pan before slicing into 12.