Recipe: Orange Carrot Zucchini Cake with Coconut Cream Cheese Frosting

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Looking for a delicious cake recipe, but not sure how to find one that isn’t totally diet busting? Look no further! This Orange Carrot Zucchini Cake with Coconut Cream Frosting is your answer.┬áIt’s naturally sweetened with maple syrup and fresh orange juice, has TWO veggies in one cake, and uses greek yogurt to add that ever-important moisture. It’s a delicious AND healthy take on an old classic that you’re going to love!

This delicious, healthy cake will be sure to satisfy your cravings for this old classic!


  • 1 cup shredded zucchini unpeeled, squeezed of all moisture
  • 2 cups shredded carrots
  • 1 apple, peeled and shredded
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup pure maple syrup
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 1/3 cup coconut oil
  • 3/4 cup freshly squeezed orange juice
  • 2 1/2 cups whole wheat pastry flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened shredded coconut
  • For the Frosting:
  • 4 oz reduced fat cream cheese
  • 3 tablespoons unsweetened coconut milk
  • 1/3 cup of unsweetened coconut flakes
  • 3 tablespoons organic powdered sugar

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