Raw Carrot Cake Recipe
This delish and oh so healthy carrot cake is simple to make and only takes 10 minutes to mix up. The end result is a wonderful dense, moist cake that is full of flavor and the perfect afternoon snack or healthy dessert. Serve it up with some natural yogurt or ricotta and a drizzle of honey. Oh, my mouth is watering just thinking about it!
1 ½ cups walnuts
1 tablespoon ground flaxseed or whole chia seeds
½ cup organic rolled oats
1 teaspoon cinnamon
¼ teaspoon ground ginger
¼ teaspoon ground nutmeg
1 cup fresh dates – pitted
½ cup of chopped apricots
2 large carrots grated
2 teaspoons vanilla bean paste
Combine walnuts, flaxseed, cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg and orange zest into a good food processor and process until thoroughly mixed and finely chopped.
Add dates and apricots and process again until all mixed through.
Spoon into a bowl.
Add oats and kneed through the raw carrot mixture.
Press firmly into a cake tin lined with baking paper.
Store in the fridge until ready to serve. Leave at least 2 hours to allow the cake to rest.