Oct 15, 2021

Strawberry Carrot Breakfast Cake

Who doesn’t love cake for breakfast? A sweet treat with a hot cup of tea or coffee in the morning is always welcome, especially if it’s not just a dessert for breakfast. That’s why we love this recipe for Strawberry Carrot Cake developed by nutritionist, Caitlin Rule. It’s both delicious and loaded with vitamins, fiber, protein, and all the health benefits of Mānuka Honey, without any refined sugar or dairy. And yes, there’s even frosting.

Bake ahead of time so you can cut a slice whenever you want!

Ingredients:

Cakes

  • 1 cup roasted and salted almonds
  • 1 cup dried cherries (no sugar added)
  • 2 cups rolled oats
  • 1 Tablespoons chia seeds
  • 1 cup toasted brown rice cereal
  • 1 cup creamy natural peanut butter
  • 1 cup Comvita Manuka Honey - we recommend the UMF™ 10+ for this recipe
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Coconut Honey Frosting

  • 2 tbsp melted coconut butter
  • 1 tsp Comvita UMF 5+ Mānuka Honey
  • 2 tbsp milk of choice

Directions

  • Step 1: Preheat the oven to 320°F / 160°C.
  • Step 2: Grease and line a loaf pan or square baking pan with baking paper.
  • Step 3: Combine the wet and dry ingredients together, then fold in strawberries.
  • Step 4: Spoon the mixture into the loaf pan and top with extra diced strawberries.
  • Step 5: Bake for 25-30 minutes or until toothpick inserted comes out clean. (Bake for 40-45 minutes for a larger pan)
  • Step 6: Mix together the frosting ingredients then drizzle on top and enjoy.