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Raw Energy Carrot Cake

If you haven't had anything like this before, approach it with an open mind and don't expect it to taste like cake! Thank you to Wild Ginger for this recipe.


½ mug sultanas
½ mug dates
4 tbsp apple concentrate
3 tbsp sesame oil
1 tsp vanilla essence
1 tsp allspice
1 tsp cinnamon
2 tbsp water
juice of ½ lemon
3 mugs of finely grated carrots
½ mug ground almonds
¾ mug rolled oats
½ mug dessicated coconut
½ mug oatbran



Soak the sultanas and dates in warm water for 10 minutes.

Whizz the sultanas and dates in a food processor along with the apple concentrate, sesame oil, vanilla essence, allspice, cinnamon and water.

Add the lemon juice to the carrots.

Mix the ground almonds, rolled oats, dessicated coconut and oatbran with the sultana mix and the carrot mix and put in a greased tin. Chill for 2 hours and top with dessicated coconut.