Raw Carrot Cake

Ingredients

Raw Carrot Cake Ingredients:

  • 3 cups shredded carrots (about 1 lb.)
  • 8 oz. (about 1 cup) pitted dates
  • 1 cup raw walnuts
  • 2/3 cup unsweetened shredded coconut
  • 1 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp. ground ginger
  • 1/4 tsp. ground nutmeg
  • pinch of salt
  • (optional) 1/2 cup raisins

Raw Cashew Vanilla Frosting Ingredients:

  • 2 cups raw cashews, soaked overnight
  • 2/3 cup coconut oil, melted
  • 1/3 cup water (use more or less to achieve desired consistency)
  • 1/3 cup honey
  • 2 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1 Tbsp. lemon juice
  • pinch of salt

 

Directions

To Make The Raw Carrot Cake:

  1. Pulse together all ingredients in a food processor until well-blended.
  2. Press mixture into a mini cheesecake pan or mini 4-inch spring-form pans or an 8-inch spring-form pan, or just a simple 8-inch baking pan.
  3. Top with Raw Cashew Vanilla Frosting just before serving.

To Make The Raw Cashew Vanilla Frosting:

  1. Pulse all ingredients together in a food processor until blended.
  2. Add extra water to thin to your desired consistency if needed.