Raw Carrot Cake Recipe

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This raw carrot cake recipe is delicious and simple, comprised of two parts: the carrot cake itself and the carrot cake icing.

Let us know what you think!

Carrot Cake Ingredients

  • 1 cup almonds (soaked)
  • 3/4 cup dates (soaked)
  • 1 cup carrot pulp
  • 3/4 cup carrot juice
  • 1 grated carrot
  • 1 tbsp ginger
  • 1 tbsp orange zest
  • 1 tbsp lemon zest
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tsp nutmeg
  • 1/2 cup raisins
  • 1/2 cup walnuts or dry shredded coconut
  • 1 tsp lemon juice

Carrot Cake Directions

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

Icing Ingredients

  • 3/4 c cashews (soaked)
  • 2 dates (soaked)
  • 1 orange (juiced)
  • 1 tsp orange zest
  • 1-2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1/4 vanilla bean

Icing Directions

  1. Put ingredients in a food processor until smooth and creamy.
  2. Check taste — if delicious, move on; if not, add more dates, more lemon, more cashews, whatever.
  3. When it’s how you like it, put it on the cake.

If you want to get fancy, you can decorate it with strawberries, raspberries, coconut, flowers, zest, spices — anything you want!

Enjoy!