Kill two birds with one stone by getting one of your 5-a-day & treating your sweet tooth. Factor in 20min of prep time and 1h of refrigeration.
You will need, for 6 people:
For the cake:
- 4 carrots
- 100g. dates
- 100g. almond powder
- 100g. pecan or walnut
- 50g. raisins or sultanas
- 50g. coconut blossom sugar or agave syrup
- 1 tbsp. cinnamon
- 1 tsp. clove powder
- pinch of sea salt
For the frosting:
- 150g. cashew nuts
- 50g. agave syrup
- 2 tbsp. coconut oil
- 1 vanilla pod or pinch of vanilla powder
Peel the carrots and cut into pieces. Pit the dates. Mix all the cake ingredients into a kitchen robot until a consistent paste.
Flatten the paste into a cake springform and leave in the fridge while preparing the frosting.
Empty the vanilla pod. Mix all the frosting ingredients into the kitchen robot and add 3 tbsp. filtered water. Pour onto the cake.
Refrigerate for at least one hour and serve with a sprinkle of cinnamon, clove and vanilla powders.