Sunday, January 5, 2014

2 minutes carrot cake-with low fat yogurt icing-low calorie,eggless.

This is one of my, "go-to" recipe when in hurry .The cake comes out so soft it makes you wonder how could this be low fat ?.Try for yourself and it will become one of your favorite mug cake(guiltless) too.
6 Tbs flour                        

2tbs sugar
1/2 tsp baking soda
dash of cinnamon
4 tbs milk(used here is 2% fat)
3 tbs grated carrot
1 tbsp oil
1 tbsp applesauce
1/2 tsp vanilla
1 tbs walnuts crushed
For the vanilla yogurt icing:
2 tbs yogurt
1 tbs powder sugar
dash of vanilla

  • start by adding milk in a bowl
  •  to this add in applesauce,oil and vanilla extract,give this a good stir,
  • add in grated carrot and sugar,combine .
  • now bring in the flour,some ground cinnamon,baking powder and whisk well making sure there are no lumps,
  • finally throw in some walnuts,mix and transfer to a microwave safe bowl or mug ,I have used ramekins here, 
  • microwave this for 2 minutes or until the top is set ,it may take an extra 30 seconds or less according to your microwave setting,
  • now for the icing combine 1 part powder sugar with 2 parts fat free greek yogurt ,mix well and add a splash of vanilla extract,we are done
  • ice the cakes generously and enjoy!
Here is a quick tutorial :
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