Welcome to the bright world of Carrot Cake with that Caramel Date Syrup TASTE! You can make this quickly and easily without lots of fancy ingredients and it will taste wonderful. Not only is this the best tasting carrot cake around, its very easy to make!
Made by our close and long time food specialist Salwa Smaily
For the cake
🥕 2 eggs
🥕 100 ml date syrup
🥕 130 ml olive oil
🥕 100 g apple puree (i used store bought one but it is so easy to make your own)
🥕 170 g whole grain flour or all purpose flour
🥕 50 g almonds
🥕 2 tsp baking powder
🥕 1/2 tsp vanilla
🥕pinch of salt
🥕 1 tsp cinnamon
🥕 150 ml milk
🥕 150 g shredded carrots (around 2)
🥕 1/2 cup raisins mixed with 1 tbs flour
For the glaze
🥕 30 g cashew
🥕 35 ml coconut milk from carton (or water or almondmilk)
🥕 5 ml date syrup
🥕 1 tsp vanilla extract or 1 pod vanilla
Directions to perfection!
➡️ preheat your oven at 180°C
➡️ in a large bowl, using a hand mixer mix eggs and Date Syrup together for 3 minutes.
➡️ add oil. The add apple puree, vanilla, cinnamon.
➡️ mix all dry ingredients together, then combine them with wet ingredients. Add milk, fold in carrots and raisin.
➡️ pour it in a baking form greased with butter or oil. Bake until well done. It takes 35 to 40 mins (depending on your oven)
➡️ prepare the glaze and pour it on the top of the cake.