• María Fernanda López

Golden Tres Leches Carrot Cake (Low Carb & Gluten Free)

We all love a good classic, right? Well, Mexican food is always on my mind and it's just something that I can't resist, in this occasion I'm mixing two of my faves; carrot cake and trest leches... for this recipe I grabbed my ingredients from Bubble (they rock), this place has everything and beyond for all our foodies that also like to take care of their bodies.


For this recipe I used Carrot Cake and Tres Leches! Well, some oats, coconut flour, monk fruit and this Turmeric Maple Pecan Butter, made with all the best ingredients and with a delicious touch of ginger. Along with m mix for the tres leches.



About this Golden Tres Leches Carrot Cake:

So the base of this cake is just some oats, coconut flour and also this Turmeric Maple Pecan Butter found at Bubble, made with simple ingredients and for the tres leches we'll be using coconut milk powder (or keto coffee creamer), greek yogurt and almond milk. This sauce will be soaking our cake.



What's Bubble?

Well, this website is a mine of foodie gems. They are a online food market that has the most strict considerations when it comes to foods and products; no gums, no fillers, artificial colors, ingredients or artificial sweeteners.


JUST THE BEST FOODS. And seriously I'm obsessed, it's so exciting to scroll through their website and find out about these amazing up coming brands that take care of the quality of their ingredients as well as the taste.


In this recipe I included their Turmeric Maple Pecan Butter, which is super creamy and also saves me some steps for the cake recipe since it already has ginger spice, pecans and that amazing maple flavor. You can see my shopping list here as well as my discount code: PURELYLH.



The Base of this Golden Tres Leches Carrot Cake:

I kept it very simple. I just mixed some greek yogurt, Turmeric Maple Pecan Butter, carrots, coconut milk powder. You can find everything at Bubble (I'm seriously obsessed). And for the filling of course we are using some of their products and for the toppings vanilla greek yogurt and some shredded coconut.



One of the best parts of this recipe is that it's just super easy to make, basically fail proof and with simple ingredients; no refined sugars, flours or oils. Instead healthy version of our favorite staples; Turmeric Maple Pecan Butter, monk fruit, organic greek yogurt, coconut flour and oats.




Overall, these are the ingredients needed for this Golden Tres Leches Carrot Cake:

  • Oats

  • Coconut Flour

  • Monk Fruit

  • Baking Powder

  • Shredded Coconut

  • Turmeric Maple Pecan Butter (PURELYHL for discount)

  • Eggs

  • Vanilla Extract

  • Carrots

  • Greek Yogurt

  • Coconut Milk Powder

  • Vanilla Almond Milk


Well, the ingredients together are just so appealing to hear... you just have to bake this to see and test with your own taste buds that this is such an amazing recipe. These are super easy to make as well and practically fail proof!


Super nutrient dense! From protein, probiotics from the greek yogurt, healthy fats and micro nutrients from the ingredients this tres leches carrot cake with a touch of maple and turmeric pecan butter are just the perfect snack for the kiddos, grown ups and picky eaters!



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:

  • Low Carb

  • High Protein

  • Keto Friendly

  • Gluten Free

  • Meal Prep Friendly

  • Delicious!



The end result

Moist, creamy and addictive! This cake turned out simply perfect, I'm seriously obsessed fro the moment it came out from the oven, plus the tres leches soaking all that cake... it just something you need to make ASAP!


The products from Bubble are just amazing. If you are looking for a healthier food alternatives that fit your lifestyle this is your place. I fell in love with their healthy Hella (healthy nutella) and this cookie drip butter made from cashews.


Melts in your mouth! And it's super satisfying, hard to tell this tres leches carrot cake healthy and low carb.. simply irresistible! I devour this... sharing can be optional!



You might want to save this recipe because a second batch might be needed here! I shared some of the blondies with my friends but they were just too good as my afternoon snack after crossfit or dessert that I had to make some more.


Pro tip: Use discount code PURELYHL on your Bubble order!



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 high protein, and gluten free delicious and nostalgic tres leches cake!



Sharing is caring!

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



With love,

María


 

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Golden Tres Leches Carrot Cake

By María Fernanda López

Serves 9 servings


Ingredients

Cake

  • 1/3 cup of oats

  • 1/2 cup of coconut flour

  • 1/3 cup of monk fruit

  • 1 tsp of baking powder

  • 3 tbsp of shredded coconut

  • 1/2 cup of Turmeric Maple Pecan Butter (PURELYHL for discount)

  • 3 eggs

  • 1 tsp of vanilla extract

  • 1 cup of shredded carrots

Tres Leches

  • 1/2 cup of greek yogurt

  • 1/3 cup of coconut milk powder

  • 3/4 cup of vanilla almond milk

Toppings

  • 1 cup of vanilla greek yogurt

  • 3 tbsp of shredded coconut

Method

  1. Preheat the oven at 350F.

  2. Mix all the dry ingredients for the cake.

  3. Add the pecan butter, eggs, vanilla extract and carrots, mix well.

  4. Transfer to a silicone 8x8 dish.

  5. Bake for 28 minutes.

  6. Once baked and cooled use a fork to create holes in the cake and pour over carefully the tres leches mix.

  7. Add your toppings.

  8. Cut into 9 pieces and enjoy!

 

Nutritional Information per serving (231 kcal)

Fat: 16.3g

Carbs: 9.1g

Fiber: 2g

Net Carbs (just minus fiber): g

Protein: 13.3g


 


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