Vegan & Refined Sugar Free Carrot Cake With Matcha Cream Topping

SEPTEMBER 6, 2020

Hey Matcha Lover, I Got A Perfect Veggie Cake For You

If you're a carrot cake, Matcha and wholegrain-low-sugar kind of person, then this is your cake! Obviously it isn't as sweet as the classic carrot cake but instead, it is rich in fibre, free from refined sugar and loaded with veggies, nuts and many other immune-system boosting nutrients. While my brother was in love with the cake when he tried it for the first time and immediately ordered a second one, my Dad, a true Gummibear fan, evaluated the cake in the following way: Karo, I really like you creativity in the kitchen and the cake tastes very good BUT... I need to add sugar.

He really did after all, while we were all sitting at our family coffee table enjoying the cake. I'm actually very happy he enjoyed his cake with a little bit more sugar, which he only he by the way needed. You can't change others you can only convince them step by step that there are such deliciously healthy alternatives to Gummibears out there.

But now, let's talk about this delicious, green Matcha Carrot Cake.

How To Make This Delicious Wholegrain Vegan & Refined Sugar-Free Carrot Cake With Matcha Cream Topping

If you have the ingredients at hand, this cake is super easy to prep. What probably takes the longest is grinding the nuts, carrots and the flax seeds into meal. For the flax seeds, I used this electric grinder, which works perfectly for dry ingredients such as oats, flax and other grains & seeds.For the remaining ingredients, I usually use my food processor which also works perfectly to ground veggies, if I use the veggie attachment. Everything else is a one-bowl game. Mix all ingredients together, stir well with an electric hand whisk or your food processor and transfer the dough into your preferred baking dish. I used a classic bread baking dish for this recipe like this one.

In Clean Baking Mood And Ready To Try More Deliciously Healthy Glow Recipes?

Here are some of my favs. What you definitely should miss is this deliciously wholesome vegan and refined sugar-free Banana Bread. And if you're looking for something savory. Here is my go-to wholegrain bread recipe, which I love to eat as a wholesome and fibre-rich veggie side (or base in this case. I usually take all veggies I can find in my fridge and just throw them on top). 

Share Your Carrot Cake Love With Me

I hope you enjoy this delicious Carrot Cake recipe as much as I did in the past few days. Like always, I would love to see your delicious result and repost it on my social channels. So make sure to tag me on Instagram, Pinterest or Facebook. Besides, if you have any feedback for me, questions with regards to the recipe or if you just want to say "hey", comment below or shoot me a personal message through my contact form

xx, Karo

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Vegan & Refined Sugar Free Carrot Cake
10 SERVINGS PREP TIME : 15 COOK/REST TIME : 50 min
A vegan and refined sugar free treat which doesn't only make a perfect appearance on your coffee table! My friends love this vegan, sugar free carrot cake just as much as a French toast base! Feel free to choose - maybe French toast in the morning and healthy carrot coffee cake in the afternoon.
INGREDIENTS PREPARATION
INGREDIENTS :
    • WHOLEGRAIN VEGAN CARROT CAKE :
    • -  
      215g finely grated carrots (weight with skin)
    • -  
      75g Almonds
    • -  
      250g Wholegrain Spelt Flour
    • -  
      60g Maple Syrup
    • -  
      30g Water + 20g ground Flax Seeds
    • -  
      285ml Almond Milk (sugar free)
    • -  
      45g Almond Butter
    • -  
      6g Baking Powder
    • -  
      1 Tsp Baking Soda (1 bag)
    • -  
      85ml Sunflower Oil (or other vegetable oil)
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      Spices:
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      1 Tsp Cinnamon
    • -  
      Pinch of Nutmeg
    • -  
      Pinch of Ginger
    • MATCHA CREAM :
    • -  
      500g Soy Yoghurt
    • -  
      5g Matcha Powder
    • -  
      45g Dates
    • -  
      30g (1 Tbsp) Cashew Butter (100% Cashews)
    • -  
      Pinch of fresh Vanilla
PREPARATION :
  1. Preheat your oven to 180*C.
  2. Then combine the ground flax seeds and the water in a small bowl, stir 2-3 times until well combined and let the mix rest for about 10 min.
  3. Meanwhile combine all remaining ingredients including the finely grated carrots, the spices and the flour in a large bowl. Add the flax meal and mix with your hand mixer until creamy.
  4. Transfer the batter to a bread baking dish covered with baking paper and place the cake into the oven. Bake for 50 min at 180*C.
  5. Matcha Cream: Take a food processor or your mixer and mix the dates into a soft cream. Then add the remaining ingredients and mix again until everything dissolved into a deliciously green Matcha cream. Alternatively to the food processor you can use a hand mixer. It takes a bit longer but should work as well.

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