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tyra's heavenly gluten-free carrot cake

a recipe by
Tyra Trout
Dallas, TX

I make this cake for birthdays!!! Family favorite

serves 8
prep time 20 Min
cook time 45 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For tyra's heavenly gluten-free carrot cake

  • 3 c
    gluten free one to one baking flour
  • 1 Tbsp
    gluten free baking powder
  • 2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 2 tsp
    cinnamon, ground
  • 1/2 tsp
    ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 tsp
    ground ginger
  • 2 c
    ground raw sugar
  • 1……20oz can
    crushed pineapple, drained
  • 4
    eggs, room temperature
  • 2 tsp
    organic vanilla extract
  • 2 c
    grated carrots
  • 1 1/2 c
    chopped walnuts. optional
  • 1 c
    organic shredded coconut
  • 1/2 c
    organic applesauce

How To Make tyra's heavenly gluten-free carrot cake

  • 1
    Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees Spray two round 8" cake pans with cooking spray
  • 2
    Mix flour, baking powder, baking soda,cinnamon,ginger, and nutmeg in a bowl whisk together until thoroughly combined. Set aside
  • 3
    Beat the sugar, and eggs together then add pineapple in a large bowl until smooth. Add vanilla and remix thoroughly
  • 4
    Slowly add flour mix into wet ingredients, beat at medium speed until mixed well, fold in carrots, walnuts, and coconut
  • 5
    Pour batter evenly into the prepared cake pans. Bake for 50 minutes or until toothpick inserted comes out clean
  • 6
    Cool on wire racks, once cool Frost cake with gluten free cream cheese frosting