Raw Carrot Cake Bites

 

Ingredients

1 cup shredded carrot

¼ cup coconut flour

¼ cup almond flour

1 cup cashew nut

2 tablespoons maple syrup

1 tablespoon maca powder

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

2 teaspoons mixed spice

1 teaspoon lemon zest

 

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Method
Squeeze as much liquid out of the shredded carrots and pulse it in the food processor or blender for 10 secs.
Add the cashews, coconut and almond flour, vanilla extract and mixed spice, lemon rind and pulse until well formed. If mixture is dry, add 1 teaspoon maple syrup.

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Spoon mixture into prepared tray and press it well. Refrigerate for at least 3 – 4 hours or overnight.

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Top it with cashew cream frosting before serving.

Cashew Cream Frosting

½ cup raw cashew, soaked 2-3 hours and rinsed

1 tablespoon coconut oil or cacao butter, melted

2 tablespoons maple syrup

2 tablespoons coconut cream

½ teaspoon vanilla extract

½ teaspoon fresh lemon juice

1 teaspoon lemon zest

Pinch of sea salt

1-2 tablespoons water, as needed for blending

Method

Combine the first eight ingredients in a high speed blender and blend until smooth and creamy, adding water if necessary to facilitate blending.

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Adjust flavour to taste, then transfer to a bowl and chill in the freezer for at least an hour, to allow the icing to thicken.

The longer it chills, the thicker it will get.

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Spoon the icing over the carrot cake bites and serve immediately!

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4 Comments Add yours

  1. Nandini says:

    Looks so yum

    Liked by 1 person

    1. minismantra says:

      You should try it Nandini….easy to make!!!

      Like

  2. Mallika says:

    Wow…looks so yummy and seems easy to make! What is maca powder please?

    Like

    1. minismantra says:

      Maca powder is an Andean superfood. It has many medicinal properties and is used to treat anemia, chronic fatigue syndrome, hormonal imbalances. It is also used to strengthen immunity and enhance athletic performance.
      For more info go to:
      https://draxe.com/top-5-maca-root-benefits-and-nutrition/

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