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Carrot Cake with "Cream Cheese" Frosting (Gluten, Dairy and Refined Sugar Free)


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Ingredients

16 portion(s)

Carrot Cake

  • 350 g carrots, quartered
  • 60 g pecans
  • 250 g almonds
  • 80 g dates
  • 5 eggs
  • 1 heaped tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp bicarbonate of soda
  • 120 g Coconut sugar
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp ground nutmeg
  • 1 tsp ground ginger

"Cream Cheese" Frosting

  • 250 g Cashews
  • 30 g coconut oil
  • 50 g Coconut Syrup
  • 100 g coconut cream
  • 1 lemon, zest and juice
  • 6
    7min
    Preparation 7min
    Baking/Cooking
  • 7
    easy
    Preparation
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    Appliance TM 5 image
    Recipe is created for
    TM 5
    Please note that the TM5 mixing bowl has a larger capacity than the TM31 (capacity of 2.2 liters instead of 2.0 liters for TM 31). Recipes for the Thermomix TM5 may not be cooked with a Thermomix TM31 for safety reasons without adjusting the quantities. Risk of scalding by spraying of hot liquids: Do not exceed the maximum filling quantity and observe the filling level markings of the mixing bowl!
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Recipe's preparation

    Carrot Cake
  1. 1. Grease and line base of two 20 cm (8-Inch) non-stick spring form cake tines and preheat the oven to 180C2. Place carrots in Thermomix bowls and grate for 3 - 5 seconds / speed 5. Set aside3. Add the pecans and Turbo 0.5 second 1-2 times. Set aside with the carrots.4. Add the almonds and dates and chop for 10 seconds / speed 95. Add the remaining cake ingredients (except the carrots and pecans) and mix for 20 seconds / speed 4.6. Add the carrots and pecans and mix for 15 - 20 seconds / reverse speed 3.5 7. Divide the batter between the prepared spring form pans and bake for 15 to 25 minutes.8. Remove from the oven and let the cake cool completely in the tin before removing.

  2. "Cream Cheese" Frosting
  3. 1. Place cashews in Thermomix bowl and mill for 1 minute / speed 92. Add remaining ingredients and mix for 3 - 4 minutes / speed 4.3. Spread onto one of the cooled cakes. Place the other on top and spread over the top. Sprinkle with chopped pecans

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Tip

Store in the fridge


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Vorwerk Thermomix ® and Thermomix ® in Australia and New Zealand assume no liability, particularly in terms of ingredient quantities used and success of the recipes.
Please observe the safety instructions in the Thermomix ® instruction manual at all times.

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  • i cant wait to try this...

    Submitted by shirleyhunggim on 17. June 2015 - 18:21.

    i cant wait to try this...

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  • Thankyou Thermo sensation for

    Submitted by Veravorwerk on 16. May 2015 - 19:03.

    Thankyou Thermo sensation for a  healthy take on much loved carrot cake..I will certainly be adding this to my favs.. I didn't make 2 separate cakes as I didn't havnt a  2nd cake tin..So I just made the one but cooked it for 35 mins or so , & it still come out moist & Yum ! 

    Caroline Acker

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