Clean Eating Carrot Cake
This is such a great recipe, perfect guilt free treat! There is something about a carrot cake that makes me smile. This one will do that for sure. Grain free, sugar free, dairy free. Clean simple food that will make your body happy.
INGREDIENTS3 -4 grated carrots 2 teaspoons vanilla 1/2 cup coconut oil 1/4 cup honey 3 eggs 1 cup almonds 1 teaspoon cinnamon zest and juice from one orange 1 teaspoon nutmeg Coconut cream for the icing if you wish
Heat oven to 200 C degrees celsius fan bake.
In a bowl place honey, coconut oil and eggs mix to combine, then add in vanilla, cinnamon, nutmeg, orange zest and juice.
Crush almonds by placing them into a tea towel, and using rolling pin, crush into small chunky peices.
Add almonds to the wet mix as well as carrots. Stir to combine.
Pour into a greased 20 cm cake tin and bake for around 30 minutes until firm.
Allow it to cool then turn out.
For the icing, place a can of coconut cream in the fridge overnight then when serving, place cream on top of cake along with some crushed almonds and sprinkle of cinnamon. If you wanted to make the icing sweeter, before putting cream in fridge put enough cream into a bowl, add some honey and maybe some zest of orange. Play around with it and see how you go.
Hope you like the recipe, let me know how you go. If you have any recipes you would like to share, please do. I love hearing from you.