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Chocolate Caramel Pistachio Carrot Cake

I think that anything carrot cake is a winner, but this cake was another level and just the perfect match for your vanilla latte, meet my Chocolate Caramel Pistachio Carrot Cake, a recipe that was not only devoured my boyfriend and his friends but it's also secretly healthy!

These are my iconic Chocolate Caramel Pistachio Carrot Cake, these are just a simple and epic combo that you need to make to satisfy that sweet tooth, in a delicious and healthy way... this is not your regular chewy and gooey carrot cake... this is made with healthier ingredients while also being high-protein.

About this Chocolate Caramel Pistachio Carrot Cake:

This recipe overall is gluten-free, low sugar and vegan friendly as well. I used the cashini (cashew + tahini) butter from Artisana Organics to create some magic along with some chocolate chips, pistachios, low carb pancake mix, and of course, some carrots.

These low-sugar and gluten-free Chocolate Caramel Pistachio Carrot Cake are perfect to make no matter the year and to soak into your milk. The recipe it's easy to make and extremely delicious! It's an unmissable recipe that everyone will love and will also nourish your body... dairy-free and of course also a great source of antioxidants and healthy fats.

Better for you loaded Carrot Cake? Yes please, the perfect healthy twist for a good dessert! The key to have a sustainable healthy life is to preach balance and to also choose better ingredients when you are cooking or baking at home... the ingredients here are a some of the staples that I usually have in my own kitchen.

I am using as sweetened Rx Sugar alullose, a sugar replacement that doesn't cause glucose spikes and it's made from raisins, figs. It's also keto and paleo certified! (MARIA20 for discount)

This recipe is great for any tome of the season even though they fit perfectly your sweet cravings, the combination of ingredients create such an experience that your tastebuds and body will love. Simple, clean ingredients.

Overall, these are the ingredients needed for this Chocolate Caramel Pistachio Carrot Cake:

For the boost of protein you can also add some Nuzest Vanilla Pea Protein (PURELYHL for discount), you can use your favorite flavor, but in baked goods this protein adds volume, amino acids and thickness... just a game changer! (I added 2 scoops in a second batch I made).

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The full instructions will be below along with the nutritional information per serving. This is just a super easy and flavorful recipe for you to enjoy and your body will love; source of fiber, nutrients and flavor!

Overall this recipe is:

  • Gluten-Free

  • Egg-Free

  • Dairy-Free

  • Vegan Friendly

  • Low-Sugar

  • Meal Prep Friendly

  • Delicious!

The end result

The combination of these flavors is just amazing! And in some part it's also addicting, touch of the chocolate, the cashini butter and the pistachios on top is something unmissable. The flavor is just a whole new level, so playful and... gourmet.

Super gooey and soft carrot cake, gave some to some friends and loved them... they totally devoured them. On the other side I enjoyed mine with a creamy and frothy latte, or alone! Cookies are always a good idea as dessert or snack, this just PERFECTION.

Pro tip! You can even freeze them, and when you are ready to enjoy them at any time!

This is a great recipe that your family or friends will love! Easy to prepare and elegant and fun no matter the occasion, this recipe is made to enjoy in the most effortless and most delicious way ever, I mean... only simple and minimal ingredients in a healthy gluten-free and dairy-free dessert with all the festive colors and flavors!

Sharing is caring!

Remember that sharing is caring so please spread the love by saving, sharing or bookmarking this recipe for later. To bake with your loved ones on one of your amazing brunches or friend gatherings!

With love,



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Chocolate Caramel Pistachio Carrot Cake

By María Fernanda López

Serves 1-2



Caramel Sauce

  • 1 tbsp of Artisana Organics Cashini Butter

  • 1/3 cup of coconut yogurt

  • 1 tbsp of maple syrup (or sugar-free caramel syrup)

  • 1 tsp of vanilla extract


  • 1 tbsp of raw pistachios

  • 1 tbsp of sugar-free chocolate chips


  1. Preheat the oven at 325F.

  2. Mix all the all the dry ingredients for the cake.

  3. Add the wet ingredients and mix again.

  4. Transfer to a small baking dish or iron skillet.

  5. Bake for 15-18 minutes.

  6. Mix the ingredients of the sauce.

  7. Top the cake with the sauce and toppings.

  8. Enjoy!

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Nutritional Information whole cake (596 kcal)

Fat: 19g

Protein: 54g

Carbs: 59g Fiber: 13g


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