Day 135 – Raw Carrot Cake Cupcakes

Raw Carrot Cupcakes
Raw Carrot Cupcakes

I had planned a wild rice salad for Day 135 – but after waiting 3 – 4 days for my rice to sprout – then finding mould on it this morning – that idea was thrown out with the rice!

More on sprouting rice later…

For today though – delicious carrot cup cakes!

These little cupcakes taste just like carrot cake – very yum to munch away on the mixture as I was making these.

Makes about 24 little cupcakes.


3 cup carrot, finely grated
2 cups pecans, ground in a food processor
1/4 cup raisins, roughly chopped
1 teaspoon nutmeg
1 1/2 teaspoon mixed spice*
Date paste**
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon orange zest
1/2 cup desiccated coconut

* Mixed spice is a blend of cinnamon, coriander seed, caraway, nutmeg, ginger and cloves. If you’re in the US you can use pumpkin pie spice.

** Make the date paste by grinding 1 cup soft dates and 1/2 cup orange juice in a food processor until smooth.


Thoroughly mix all ingredients together in a large bowl.

Shape into individual cakes or press into one large cake, ready to be cut at the end.  I actually lined a mini muffin tray with glad wrap and pressed the mixture into each mould before dehydrating.  These makes neat little cakes 🙂

Place on a dehydrator sheet and dehydrate at 115 degrees F for 8 – 12 hours. If you don’t have a dehydrator you can simply place the cake into the fridge to set.

For the frosting…. Ingredients…

1 1/2 cup cashews
1/2 cup water
2 tablespoons coconut nectar or honey
3 tablespoons coconut oil
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/4 teaspoon salt


Blend all ingredients in a high speed blender until smooth.

Place in fridge to achieve a thicker consistency and spread on cake when you’re ready to serve.

Garnish cake with nutmeg.


Ally x

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