Grain Free Carrot Cake

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Grain Free Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

Ingredients

  • 5 whole Carrot, Raw, peeled and shredded
  • 1 cup Maple Syrup, Grade B
  • 3/4 cup Coconut Flour, sifted
  • 1 Tbsp Ground Cinnamon
  • 1 tsp Baking Soda
  • 1 tsp Sea Salt
  • 10 Eggs, Pastured
  • 10 Medjool Dates, pitted
  • 1 Tbsp Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 1 cup Coconut Oil, Organic, melted
  • 2 cup Cream Cheese Frosting
  • 1 cup Walnuts, Organic, chopped for garnish

Process

  1. In a food processor, using the grating blade, shred carrots.
  2. Place carrots in a large ziplock bag.
  3. Pour maple syrup over carrots and let marinate in the fridge for an hour.
  4. Preheat oven to 325°F.
  5. In a small mixing bowl, add sifted coconut flour, cinnamon, salt, and baking soda.
  6. Make date mixture by grinding up dates in food processor  with 1 tablespoon maple syrup.
  7. In a large mixing bowl or kitchen mixer, blend eggs, vanilla, melted coconut oil, and date mixture.
  8. Add dry ingredients to wet and blend.
  9. Remove carrots from the fridge, and drain the excess maple syrup from the carrots using a colander.
  10. Stir grated carrots into cake batter.
  11. Grease two 9-inch cake pans with coconut oil.
  12. Pour batter into pans.  (For easy removal, line pans with parchment paper)Bake for 35 minutes.
  13. Test center with a tooth pick—if the tooth pick comes out clean, then the cakes are done.
  14. Remove cakes from oven and cool.
  15. Frost cake with cream cheese frosting, garnish with walnuts, and serve.

 

 

Cream Cheese Frosting

Ingredients

  • 1 Tbsp Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 1/2 cup  Maple Syrup, Grade B
  • 16 oz  Full Fat Cream Cheese
  • 2 Tbsp Ginger Root, grated

Process

Note, these instructions are written assuming the standard serving size, since you have modified the number of servings, these steps may need to be modified for best results

  1. Allow cream cheese to come up to room temperature.
  2. Blend cream cheese, maple syrup, vanilla, and ginger with a hand mixer or kitchen mixer.
  3. Use right away, or refrigerate.
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