Vegan Spelt Carrot Cake
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Recipe type: Baked goods
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Serves: Serves 8
 
A healthified vegan carrot cake adapted from The Joy of Vegan Baking by Coleen Patrick-Goudreau.
Ingredients
  • 1¼ cups spelt flour
  • 1 cup all purpose flour
  • 3 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 4 tsp cinnamon
  • ½ tsp nutmeg
  • ¾ tsp sea salt
  • ½ cup pureed apples
  • 1 cup unsweetened almond milk (or non-dairy milk of choice
  • 1 tbsp vanilla
  • 1 cup coconut sugar
  • ½ cup melted coconut oil
  • 2 cups grated carrots
  • ½ cup of walnuts (plus extra for garnish)
  • ⅓ cup raisins
Instructions
  1. Preheat your oven to 176 C and grease a medium sized round baking pan.
  2. In a large bowl, sift together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, spices and salt.
  3. In a separate smaller bowl, whisk together the applesauce, almond milk, vanilla essence, oil and sugar.
  4. Pour the wet ingredient mix into your dry ingredients, then add the carrots, raisins and walnuts and stir until just combined.
  5. Bake for 35 minutes until lightly browned or until a toothpick inserted comes out clean.
  6. Allow the cake to cool completely before frosting.
Recipe by One Arab Vegan at http://www.onearabvegan.com/2017/01/vegan-spelt-carrot-cake/