With the help of the winning recipes from Dr. Oz’s Healthy Boxed Cake Bake Off, you’ll have three reasons to get excited about baking with everyone’s all-time favorite dessert staple again! So go ahead and satisfy your sweet tooth because these recipes include nutritious foods you’d never guess were in such scrumptious sweet treats!
1 box Classic Yellow cake mix
1 cup water
1/4 cup olive oil
1/4 cup greek style yogurt
1 tsp. vanilla extract
1 Tbsp. cinnamon
1tsp. ground ginger
1 tsp. allspice
1/4 tsp. himalayan pink salt (boxed cake is so sweet - this will add another dimension)
1 Tbsp. molasses
1 small zucchini grated finely (about 1 cup)
2 carrots grated finely (about 1 cup)
1 cup toasted walnuts (chopped fine in mini-processor)
1/3 cup coconut (unsweetened grated)
12 oz neufchatel
1/4 cup confectioners sugar
1/4 cup pure maple syrup
zest of 1 lemon
1 Tbsp. lemon juice
1 tsp vanilla extract
Preheat oven to 325 degrees.
Combine cake mix, water, eggs, olive oil and yogurt and mix for about 2 minutes.
Add spices, zucchini, carrots, walnuts, and coconut and mix until combined.
Pour into 2 8" cake pans (greased and lined with parchment). Bake for 30-35 minutes.