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Paleo Raw Carrot Cake

Paleo Caramel Date Slice

{ INGREDIENTS }

{ INGREDIENTS }

2 carrots grated


2 cups almond meal


1 cup unsweetened shredded coconut


1 cup chopped dates


1 cup walnuts crushed
 1 cup pitted dates (soaked in boiling water for at least 10 min) ¼ cup coconut oil


1 cup chopped walnuts
 125g ghee melted (you can also use coconut oil)
 ½ cup coconut sugar


2 tsp cinnamon


1 egg

1 tsp Natvia frosting

½ cup raw cashews (soaked in water for at least 15 min, the longer the creamier the frosting, we recommend overnight)
 ½ cup unsweetened shredded coconut
 ¼ cup coconut oil
 1 lemon juiced
 2 tsp Natvia In a large mixing bowl add the carrots, coconut, walnuts, cinnamon and Natvia, mix well. In a food processor (we use our Vitamix) whiz the drained dates and coconut oil until smooth.
Add this to the mixing bowl. Mix really well until combined (it’s easiest to use your hands here). Divide the mixture between 6 silicon muffin cases and press them down really firmly. 
Place these into the fridge for around 10-15 minutes. Meanwhile, let’s make the frosting!
In your food processor whiz the drained cashews, coconut, coconut oil, lemon juice and Natvia until smooth. It will take around 5 minutes. Turn out the cakes and ice with spoonfuls of frosting, top with a sprinkle of cinnamon and an extra walnut! + Serves 6 + Preparation: 10 min. Cooking Time: 30 min.

gluten free

dairy free

vegan

SOY free

Preservative

free

Preheat oven to 180°C and line a 20cm x 20cm slice tin. In a saucepan melt the ghee and sugar together, allow this to cool slightly. Add the egg, dates, walnuts and almond meal, mix until well combined. Press the mixture into the prepared tin and bake for 25-30 minutes. Allow the slice to cool in the tin and cut into squares.
 Enjoy! You can store leftovers (if there are any) in an airtight container. + 16 squares + Preparation: 10 min. Cooking Time: 25 min.

gluten free

dairy free

vegan

SOY free

Preservative

free

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