Sayuri’s Carrot Cake with Cashew Frosting

Sayuri’s Carrot Cake with Cashew Frosting

Sayuri's Carrot Cake with Cashew Frosting

Prep Time: 30 minutes

Total Time: 30 minutes

Ingredients

  • 5 cups chopped carrots
  • 3 cups ground almonds
  • 1 tb cinnamon powder
  • 1/4 tbs nutmeg powder
  • 1/4 tsp clove powder
  • 8 tbs coconut oil (melted)
  • 1/2 cup date paste
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 3/4 cup activated chopped walnuts
  • 1/3 cup chopped raisons
  • 2 tbs ground flax seeds
  • 2 cups soaked cashew nuts
  • 1/3 cup honey
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract 1/2 cup water
  • 2 tbs lecithin (optional)

Instructions

  • For the carrot cake, pulse the carrot into small pieces and transfer into a bowl.
  • In a food processor, process 4 tbs of coconut oil, date paste, salt, cinnamon, nutmeg and clove powder.
  • Add ground almonds and mix thoroughly.
  • Add walnuts and raisons (most - 3/4). Ground flax seeds and mix by hand until well combined.
  • Press the mixture into a highly greased pan and place in the fridge.
  • For the cashew frosting, blend the cashews, honey, vanilla extract and water.
  • Add 4 tbs of coconut oil and lecithin. Blend until well incorporated.
  • Place the cashew frosting on top of the cake.
  • Decorate with raisons (1/4), cinnamon powder and walnuts.
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