Dive into this delicious, healthy and high protein twist on a vegan carrot cake. Introducing, the carrot cake slice - the perfect on the go snack!
Ingredients: For the carrot cake slice:
- 2 cups shredded carrots
- ½ cup plant butter (such as Fix & Fogg everything butter)
- 2 Tbsp Maple Syrup
- 1 tsp Vanilla Extract
- ¼ cup Vanilla plant-based protein powder
- ⅓ cup almond meal
- ⅓ cup Oat flour (blend oatmeal up)
- 2 Tbsp coconut flour
- 2 Tbsp flaxseed
- 1 Tbsp cinnamon
- ½ tsp ginger
- ¼ tsp nutmeg
- A pinch of salt
For the frosting:
- ½ cup + 2 Tbsp Angel Food Cream Cheese (or any plant-based cream cheese of your choice)
- Dash of plant-based milk (such as almond milk or coconut milk)
- 3-4 Tbsp Icing Sugar (adjust to taste)
- In a large food processor, combine the shredded carrots, plant butter, maple syrup, vanilla extract, and the oatmeal, blend until smooth.
- Add the vanilla plant-based protein powder, almond meal, coconut flour, flaxseed, cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg, and a pinch of salt to the bowl. Stir until all the ingredients are well combined.
- Press the carrot cake mixture into a lined square baking dish or silicone mould, making sure to spread it evenly.
- Place the dish or mould in the refrigerator to chill for at least 1-2 hours, or until the cake is firm and set.
- Meanwhile, in a separate bowl, whisk together the Angel Food cream cheese, a dash of plant-based milk, and icing sugar until you achieve the desired frosting consistency. Adjust the amount of icing sugar to taste.
- Once the carrot cake slice is chilled and firm, remove it from the refrigerator and spread the frosting evenly over the top.
- Place the carrot cake slice back in the refrigerator for another 1-2 hours to allow the frosting to set.
- Once the frosting is set, remove the carrot cake slice from the refrigerator and cut it into squares or slices. Serve and enjoy your delicious raw vegan high-protein carrot cake slice!
Note: Store any leftover carrot cake slices in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 5 days. Enjoy!