Jo Ann's Spelt-Carob Cake (Wheat-Free)

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 30 mins

This is a great recipe that I got from my friend Jo Ann. It's good as a round layer cake with (healthy) icing or warm as a slab cake with a mound of whipped cream on each serving. (Note: After receiving a mediocre review, I have changed the recipe to use light spelt flour rather than regular. You should not have a problem with light spelt flour.)

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Mix together carob and water; set aside.
  2. Cream sugar and oil. Add eggs and beat well. Add carob mixture.
  3. Sift together dry ingredients. Add alternately with yogurt. Add vanilla. Mix well.
  4. Pour batter into greased and floured 9x12 or two 8-inch round pans. Bake at 350ºF for 20-30 minutes.


Most Helpful

Sorry not to give this a great review. I made it for my son's birthday cake, and it didn't rise at all. It also was a bit lacking in flavour. I bake almost exclusively with spelt flour, and this didn't measure up to my expectations. I ended up baking a second cake for his party instead.

pastawendy July 24, 2011

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