Carrot Cake

Source: www.primalpalate.com
Course: Desserts
Preperation time: 25min
Cooking Time: 35min
Serves: 12

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Ingredients

Protein (g) Carbs (g) Fat (g) Energy (KCal)
1 Teaspoon Baking Soda 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
16 Ounce(s) Cream Cheese 3 3 1 1 11 11 112 112
2 Tablespoon(s) Vanilla 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 6
1 Teaspoon Sea Salt 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2 Tablespoon(s) Ginger Root, Grated 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
5 Large(s) Carrot(s), Peeled and Chopped 0 0 3 3 0 0 12 12
1 Tablespoon Cinnamon 0 0 1 1 0 0 2 2
1 cup Walnuts, Chopped 1 1 1 1 6 6 64 64
1 cup Coconut Oil(s) 0 0 0 0 18 18 157 157
3/4 cup Coconut Flour 0 0 3 3 3 3 41 41
10 Large(s) Egg(s) 5 5 0 0 4 4 65 65
10 Medium(s) Medjool Dates, Pitted 0 0 15 15 0 0 55 55
1 1/2 cup(s) Maple Syrup 0 0 26 26 0 0 102 102
Total: Approximate Nutrition Info, Per Serving: 10 51 43 617
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Instructions

Cake

  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 with 10 medjool dates and 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)
  13. Bake for 35 minutes.
  14. Test center with a tooth pick—if the tooth pick comes out clean, then the cakes are done.
  15. Remove cakes from oven and cool.
  16. Frost cake with cream cheese frosting, garnish with walnuts, and serve.

Frosting

 

  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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