Raw Beetroot & Carrot Cake – Gluten & Dairy Free

raw beetrrot & carrot cake

Raw Beetroot & Carrot Cake – Gluten & Dairy Free

It is so good to have a cake that you can rely on to please everyone whether or not they eat gluten or dairy. This raw cake is delicious and the ingredients listed will make 9 large servings or these can be split to provide 18 smaller serves. Try to use organic or spray free ingredients where possible, especially for the grated beetroot & carrots.

Raw Beetroot & Carrot Cake Ingredients

  • 1 large grated beetroot
  • 3 cups/450 gm grated carrot
  • 2 cups/120 gm shredded Coconut flesh
  • 1 cup/150 gm walnuts
  • 1 cup/100 gm pitted dates
  • ½ cup/75 gm raisins
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tsp ground ginger
  • ½ tsp nutmeg
  • Pinch of sea salt

Cashew Vanilla Topping Ingredients

  • ¾ cup/115 gm cashew nuts
  • 2 tbsp sweetener such as maple syrup or honey
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 2 tbsp coconut oil
  • A little water to help blend the topping

Instructions

  1. Place all cake ingredients except the beetroot and carrot into a blender and blend until they start to break down.
  2. Separate this blended mixture into two equal parts.
  3. Blend one part with 2/3 of the carrots until well combined and layer into a square baking tray or similar container.
  4. Blend the other part with the remaining carrot and all the beetroot and layer on top of the carrot layer.
  5. Melt the coconut oil in a pan on a low heat and then blend all of the topping ingredients together until a smooth paste adding a little water as required to give the desired consistency.
  6. Spread the topping over the layered cake base and put in the fridge for at least 1 hour.

Cut the cake to your desired portion size and serve with a dollop of coconut yoghurt. This makes a substantial and really delicious cake or dessert treat that all the family will enjoy. Please let us know what you, your family and friends think of this delicious raw beetroot & carrot cake.

Always looking out for interesting recipes, Edith and Tim at CoolWellbeing Foundation

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