Desserts Gluten-free carrot cake in your Zojirushi mini home bakery

AuthorHungry PandaCategoryDifficultyAdvanced

Yields5 Servings
Prep Time30 minsCook Time1 hr 30 minsTotal Time2 hrs

For the cake
 2 tsp (13.0g) flaxseed meal
 6 tbsp (84.0g) hot water (90°C-97°C)
  cup (39.7g) white sorghum flour
 ½ cup (74g) brown rice flour
 3 tbsp (24.6g) potato starch
 1 ½ tbsp (10.5g) tapioca starch
 ½ tsp xanthan gum
 2 ½ tsp (8.8g) baking powder
 ½ tsp (2.6g) baking soda
 1 tsp (2.0g) ground cinnamon
 ½ tsp (1.0g) ground nutmeg
 ½ cup (99g) sugar
 3 tbsp (44.1g) apple sauce
 ½ cup (108g) olive oil
 1 cup (110.7g) peeled and shredded carrot
For the icing
 100 g butter, softened
 300 g soft cheese
 100 g icing sugar sifted
 1 tsp vanilla extract

1

In a small bowl, add flaxseed meal and hot water and leave to stand for 10 minutes.

2

In a large bowl, mix the flour ingredients (white sorghum flour, brown rice flour, potato starch, tapioca starch, xanthan gum, baking powder, baking soda, ground cinnamon and ground nutmeg) and sugar well with a whisk.

3

In a separate bowl, mix flaxseed meal solution, apple sauce, olive oil well with a whisk. Add the shredded carrot. Make sure the kneading blade is properly attached, and pour into the baking pan.

4

Add the flour mixture from step 1 into the baking pan.

5

Place the baking pan in the mini home bakery, close the lid and plug the power cord into the outlet. Select CAKE course. Set the crust setting to REGULAR. Press START

6

When the ‘add’ beeps sound, open the lid and carefully scrape off any flour that may be left on the side of the pan with a rubber spatula. Please be careful if the kneading blade is moving.

7

Close the lid and continue baking, press START to resume kneading. If you don’t press START, the mini home bakery will automatically start after 20 minutes.

8

When baking completes, press CANCEL and remove the pan to a cooling rack.

9

For the icing, beat the butter until really soft, then beat in the soft cheese, icing sugar and vanilla. Use a palette or cutlery knife to swirl the icing on top of the cake

10

Eat and enjoy!

Ingredients

For the cake
 2 tsp (13.0g) flaxseed meal
 6 tbsp (84.0g) hot water (90°C-97°C)
  cup (39.7g) white sorghum flour
 ½ cup (74g) brown rice flour
 3 tbsp (24.6g) potato starch
 1 ½ tbsp (10.5g) tapioca starch
 ½ tsp xanthan gum
 2 ½ tsp (8.8g) baking powder
 ½ tsp (2.6g) baking soda
 1 tsp (2.0g) ground cinnamon
 ½ tsp (1.0g) ground nutmeg
 ½ cup (99g) sugar
 3 tbsp (44.1g) apple sauce
 ½ cup (108g) olive oil
 1 cup (110.7g) peeled and shredded carrot
For the icing
 100 g butter, softened
 300 g soft cheese
 100 g icing sugar sifted
 1 tsp vanilla extract

Directions

1

In a small bowl, add flaxseed meal and hot water and leave to stand for 10 minutes.

2

In a large bowl, mix the flour ingredients (white sorghum flour, brown rice flour, potato starch, tapioca starch, xanthan gum, baking powder, baking soda, ground cinnamon and ground nutmeg) and sugar well with a whisk.

3

In a separate bowl, mix flaxseed meal solution, apple sauce, olive oil well with a whisk. Add the shredded carrot. Make sure the kneading blade is properly attached, and pour into the baking pan.

4

Add the flour mixture from step 1 into the baking pan.

5

Place the baking pan in the mini home bakery, close the lid and plug the power cord into the outlet. Select CAKE course. Set the crust setting to REGULAR. Press START

6

When the ‘add’ beeps sound, open the lid and carefully scrape off any flour that may be left on the side of the pan with a rubber spatula. Please be careful if the kneading blade is moving.

7

Close the lid and continue baking, press START to resume kneading. If you don’t press START, the mini home bakery will automatically start after 20 minutes.

8

When baking completes, press CANCEL and remove the pan to a cooling rack.

9

For the icing, beat the butter until really soft, then beat in the soft cheese, icing sugar and vanilla. Use a palette or cutlery knife to swirl the icing on top of the cake

10

Eat and enjoy!

Desserts Gluten-free carrot cake in your Zojirushi mini home bakery