Microwave PROTEIN Carrot Cake Recipe

Microwave Protein Carrot Cake Recipe
Written by The Protein Chef

If you like carrot cake and you like quick, healthy, and DELICIOUS recipes then you’re going to love this Microwave Protein Carrot Cake!

Here is the recipe for the carrot cake:

  • 1/4 Cup (2 Ounces) Unsweetened Vanilla Almond Milk (or Regular Milk/Other Milk Substitute)
  • 1 1/2 Scoops (45g) Vanilla Protein Powder
  • 3 Tablespoons (21g) Coconut Flour
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Ground Cinnamon
  • 1/4 Teaspoon Pumpkin Pie Spice
  • 4 1/2 Tablespoons (69g) Liquid Egg Whites (or 1 1/2 Large Egg Whites)
  • 1 Teaspoon (4g) Light Brown Sugar
  • 1 Tablespoon Sweetener
  • 4 1/2 Ounces (127.5g) Carrots
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Baking Powder

Here is the recipe for the frosting:

  • 2.65 Ounces (75g) Fat Free Vanilla Greek Yogurt
  • 4 Tablespoons (60g) Fat Free Cream Cheese
  • 1 Tablespoon Sweetener

Calories in the WHOLE recipe w/ Frosting:

  • Calories: 481
  • Fat: 5g
  • Saturated Fat: 3g
  • Sodium: 874mg
  • Carbs: 44g
  • Fiber: 11g
  • Sugar: 26g
  • Protein: 65g

Calories in the WHOLE recipe w/out Frosting:

  • Calories: 377
  • Fat: 5g
  • Saturated Fat: 3g
  • Sodium: 456mg
  • Carbs: 32g
  • Fiber: 11g
  • Sugar: 18g
  • Protein: 51g

Combine all of your ingredients for the carrot cake aside Carrots into either a blender or food processor. Blend/process everything together. Add in your Carrots and blend/process them until they are shredded but not completely mixed in (you want some carrot pieces in there). Take out two 2 cup microwave safe dishes and coat them with some non-stick cooking spray. Evenly distribute your carrot cake mix into them. Microwave each dish for :30, mix everything around, and then microwave for another 1:00-1:30. Make your frosting but combining all of those ingredients together into a bowl and mixing everything until it looks like frosting. Top your carrot cakes with the frosting. Mouthgasm!


  • Top it with some chopped up carrots!

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The Protein Chef

Derek Howes is a personal trainer and chef with over a decade of experience in the gym and kitchen. Derek, who is also known as The Protein Chef on his blog and YouTube channel shows his viewers every week that food doesn’t need to be boring or repetitive, it’s all about balance, moderation, and having the knowledge to change things up. His recipes which have been featured in the news, magazines, and on TV are cheap, quick, AND delicious! His motto in life is “everything in moderation” and is without question the most important habit he follows.


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