CARROT CAKE

DESSERT

50 MINS

SERVES 8

INGREDIENTS


  • 3 Carrots
  • 50 ml Rapeseed oil
  • 200 g Sugar
  • 100 ml Coconut milk
  • 200 g flour
  • 0.5 tsp Bicarbonate of soda
  • 1.5 tsp Cinnamon
  • Coconut frosting
  • 50 g Natural tofu
  • 1 tbsp Coconut milk
  • 200 g Icing sugar
  • 1 lemon, peel of
  • 2 tbsp Chopped walnuts
  • Grated carrot

METHOD


  1. Preheat the oven to 175°C.
  2. Grease a tin (approx. 1.5 litres) and sprinkle with coconut flakes.
  3. Finely grate the carrots and mix all the cake ingredients into a fine batter.
  4. Pour the batter into the pan and bake in the lower part of the oven for about 40 minutes.
  5. Mash the tofu on a plate.
  6. Add the coconut milk and icing sugar and mix together into a thick glaze. Stir in the coconut flakes and grate in the lemon peel.
  7. When the cake is baked, turn it out and spread over the coconut frosting. Let it cool, sprinkle chopped walnuts and shredded carrot over the top and cut the cake into pieces.