Carrot Cake


 
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Cake
1 c
almonds (soaked)
3/4 c dates (soaked)
1 c carrot pulp
3/4 c carrot juice
1 grated carrot
1 T ginger
1 T orange zest
1 T lemon zest
1 t
cinnamon
1 t
nutmeg
1/2 c raisins
1/2 c
walnuts or dry shredded coconut
1 t lemon juice

First if you don't have carrot juice and pulp, juice the carrots and get that part ready. Next put the
almonds and dates in a food processor and grind fine, until it forms a ball. Put it in a bowl with the carrot juice, carrot pulp, spices, zests, lemon juice and grated carrot. Stir until thoroughly mixed. Add the raisins and walnuts or coconut. This is your carrot cake. Form a circle or square or shape of choice on the plate.

Icing
3/4 c
cashews (soaked)
2 dates (soaked)
1 orange (juiced)
1 t orange zest
1-2 T lemon juice
1/4
vanilla bean

Put all of these things in a food processor until smooth and creamy. Check to see if it tastes like heaven, if it does, move on. If it doesn't add more dates, more lemon, more
cashews, whatever. When it's yummy, dump it on the cake. As for decoration use strawberries, raspberries, coconut, flowers, zest, spices you name it!

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