Carrot Pecan Cake with Vanilla Cashew Icing

Carrot Pecan Cake with Vanilla Cashew Icing
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Serves
10
Time
Prep: 15 minutes Baking: 40 minutes
Vegan, wheat-free and refined sugar-free carrot cake recipe made using wholesome organic ingredients! Topped with a heavenly cashew icing speckled with vanilla bean.
Method

Cake:

  1.  Preheat the oven to 160C (fan-forced).
  2. Grease a loaf tin with coconut oil.
  3. In a high speed blender or food processor combine the dates, tahini, coconut oil, maple syrup, coconut milk and water.
  4. In a large mixing bowl, combine all the dry ingredients (almond meal, buckwheat flour, coconut flour, grated carrot, chia seeds, baking soda, vanilla bean powder, ginger, cinnamon and chopped pecans).
  5. Mix the dry ingredients with the wet ingredients and place in the oven.
  6. Cook for 40 minutes before setting aside to cool.

Icing:

  1. Place all icing ingredients into a high speed blender until smooth. (this may take several minutes)
  2. Refridgerate for 30mins - 1 hour to set.
  3. Spread the set icing over the cooled carrot, pecan cake loaf.
Ingredients

CAKE

1 cup organic almond meal
1/4 cup organic buckwheat flour
1/4 cup organic coconut flour
1/2 cup organic coconut oil
1/4 cup organic coconut milk
3/4 cup water
1 cup of grated carrots
2 tbsp organic chia seeds
1 tbsp organic tahini
2 tsp baking soda
2 tsp organic vanilla bean powder
5 organic Medjool dates
1 tbsp organic maple syrup
1/2 tbsp fresh ginger
1 tsp organic cinnamon powder
1/2 cup pecans, chopped

ICING

1/2 cup organic cashews
1/3 cup organic coconut oil
1/4 cup organic coconut milk
1 tsp organic vanilla bean powder
2 tbsp organic maple syrup


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