Diabetic Carrot Cake And Cream Cheese Frosting

Baking By Texas_Rose Updated 4 Sep 2008 , 12:26pm by Texas_Rose

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Texas_Rose Posted 2 Sep 2008 , 4:05pm
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I'm looking for a nice, moist carrot cake recipe for diabetics. I've found a few online but I wondered if anyone had a recipe that they'd already tried and liked.

I also have to find a recipe for cream cheese icing that a diabetic can have.

This is for my dad, whose favorite cake is a Walmart carrot cake, so I'm not trying to imitate a gourmet cake here...just looking for something to make for him that he can eat without my mom saying he can only have a slice so small you can see through it icon_lol.gif

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sweetness_221 Posted 2 Sep 2008 , 6:12pm
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I have made the carrot cake from the splenda website. http://splenda.allrecipes.com/Recipe/Recipe.aspx?nprid=76237
It came out wonderful. Although instead of coconut I subbed raisins. It was so moist and didn't have the sweetener after taste that a lot of the low sugar recipes have. As for the cream cheese frosting I used this one minus the maple flavoring. http://splenda.allrecipes.com/Recipe/Recipe.aspx?nprid=76266


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Petit-four Posted 3 Sep 2008 , 3:11pm
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I was also happy with this low-sugar cream cheese icing. It piped well. I found mixing the cream nd pudding together first, then whipping, prevented clumping. I did it on a tiered cake, and it held up well.


Hope this helps!

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Texas_Rose Posted 4 Sep 2008 , 12:26pm
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Thanks, those are both a big help!

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