Raw Vegan Carrot Cake

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Big thanks, photobymanda for sharing such a wonderful recipe with us! A yummy, raw vegan carrot cake made with wholesome ingredients! It only takes 30 minutes to make and can be topped with an optional cashew cream cheese frosting.

Ingredients Needed:

BASE

  • 10 dates
  • 1.5 cup shredded carrots
  • 1 tbsp vanilla pea protein (optional vanilla powder + t tbsp more oat flour)
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • ½ tsp ginger extract
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • 1 cup coconut milk (or any other milk of choice)
  • 2 cup oat flour

FROSTING

  • 1 cup boiled cashews (if you want nut free could make it with coconut meat)
  • 1 cup coconut cream
  • 3 tbsp agave syrup (or soft dates)

Instructions:

  1. Mix all of the ingredients for the base except from the oat flour.
  2. Add the oat flour to the mixture.
  3. Put the dough in a form and chill in the fridge while making the frosting.
  4. Boil the cashews for 15 minutes.
  5. In a mixer, add the cashews, coconut cream and agave syrup.
  6. Pour the frosting over the cake. Freeze for 3 hours before serving
  7. Enjoy!

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