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5 Tips to Make Carrot Cake Healthy and Even More Delicious (Page 6)

Add Flavor with Walnuts and Coconut

5. Add Flavor with Walnuts and Coconut

When you cut back on fat you can easily sacrifice flavor (remember: fat carries flavor). So for those palates that want every bite to burst with flavor, we’ve added toasted walnuts to the cake batter and toasted coconut flakes to top the frosting. Using judicious amounts of both adds great flavor without too much fat and calories, so you’ll feel like this healthy carrot cake recipe is just as delicious as traditional recipes that are higher in calories and fat.

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