Monday

Raw Carrot Cake Recipe

                        
Raw Vegan Recipe Exchange 
on 
Facebook 
was kind enough to share this.

CAKE

1 c almonds (soaked)

¾ c dates (soaked)

1 c carrot pulp

¾ c carrot juice

1 grated carrot

1 TB ginger

1 TB orange zest

1 TB lemon zest

1 tsp cinnamon

1 tsp nutmeg

½ c raisins

½ c walnuts or dry shredded coconut

1 tsp lemon juice


Juice the carrots and extract pulp. In a food processor, finely grind almonds and then add dates and process until a ball forms. Put the almond and date mixture into a bowl and add carrot juice, carrot pulp, grated carrot, spices, zests, and lemon juice. Mix thoroughly. Add the raisins and walnuts or coconut. Form cake into desired shape.



ICING

¾ c cashews (soaked)

2 dates (soaked)

1 orange (juiced)

1 tsp orange zest

1-2 TB lemon juice

¼ vanilla bean or ½ tsp extract



Place all icing ingredients into a food processor and process until smooth. Ice cake and decorate with shredded coconut and/or fresh fruit. 


I won't be making this until after we move in 2 weeks
but
I will post photos
&
let you know how it turns out!

3 comments:

Janice said...

mmm, sounds yummy!! I am going to have to try that! (I am also going to have to find that facebook group! ) Thanks so much for sharing! :)

Tess said...

Sounds very good! I love the orange juice in the frosting!

Stormy said...

Janice, you're welcome.
~ snap a pic if you make it, and let me know how it was.

Same goes for you Tess ;o)

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