Pureed Carrot Cake

Thickened carrot cake on plate

Looking for a delicious dysphagia-friendly dessert to add some spice to your diet? This low-maintenance dessert is easy to make, full of flavor, and meets IDDSI Levels 4-7!


1 Serving 8 Servings 16 Servings
PAN SIZE Muffin pan or individual dessert dish Muffin pan or 8 x 4″ loaf pan Muffin pan or 8 x 8″ square pan
THICK & EASY® Pureed Bread & Dessert Mix
Item: 118519
2 Tbsp 1/2 bag (about 1 cup) 1 bag
Vegetable oil 1/2 Tbsp 4 Tbsp 8 Tbsp
Pumpkin pie spice or cinnamon 1/8 tsp 1 tsp 2 tsp
Sugar 3/4 tsp 2 Tbsp 4 Tbsp
Vanilla extract 1/8 tsp 1 tsp 2 tsp
Water, hot 1 Tbsp + 2 tsp 3/4 cup + 1 1/2 Tbsp 1 2/3 cups
THICK & EASY® Bulk Pureed Carrot – IDDSI Level 4, thawed
Item: 34332
2 Tbsp 1 cup 2 cups
Cream cheese frosting, prepared 1 Tbsp 1/2 cup 1 cup

Preparation Suggestion: For ease in cutting and portioning, cover and freeze prepared carrot cake a minimum of 2 hours (or up to 3 days). Remove cake from freezer a minimum of 2 hours before serving. Frost the cake, cut into portions and place on serving plate/dish while still slightly frozen. Allow cut portions to thaw completely prior to serving and consuming.

How To Prepare

  1. Generously coat pan(s) with non-stick cooking spray.
  2. Combine pie spice, sugar and bread mix in a mixing bowl. Add oil and stir until mixture resembles wet sand.
  3. Add vanilla extract to hot water and add to bread mix in bowl. Stir briskly until mixture beings to thicken.
  4. Immediately add pureed carrots and stir well.
  5. Portion into pan or muffin cups and spread evenly.
  6. Cover and allow to rest at room temperature or in refrigerator for a minimum of 30 minutes.
  7. Spread with cream cheese frosting.
  8. Cut into portions and serve.

Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 1 muffin sized portion (about 1/4 cup or #16 scoop)

Calories: 230

Total Fat: 12g

Saturated Fat: 2g

Trans Fat: 1g

Cholesterol: 0mg

Sodium: 150mg

Total Carbs: 31g

Dietary Fiber: 1g

Total Sugars: 18g

Protein: 2g

Vitamin D: 0% DV

Calcium: 0% DV

Iron: 0% DV

Potassium: 0% DV