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Zero-Waste Carrot Cake

Mis à jour : 24 mars 2020

Preparation time : 15 min

Cooking time : +/- 45 min

Level : Easy

Serves : 6

Cake ingredients

200 g of carrot peelings

150 g of flour

50 g of almond or nut powder

100 g coconut sugar or unrefined brown sugar

1 teaspoon of cinnamon

1 teaspoon of nutmeg

1 teaspoon of coconut oil

1 teaspoon of ginger powder or freshly grated

1 teaspoon of vanilla sugar

3 eggs

1 teaspoon of orange zest

1 teaspoon of baking powder

1 handful of ground walnuts (nuts/pecans)

Vegan Icing

50 g of soft butter

100 g of fresh cheese

200 g of icing sugar

Option : a few drops of lemon aroma

Cake Preparation

  • Heat oven up to 180C. Whisk the eggs and the coconut sugar (or brown sugar) in a jug until the mix becomes smooth and frothy. Add the flour, spices, zest, vanilla sugar, grated ginger, and the baking powder, and whisk again.

  • Add the carrot peelings and make sure it forms a homogenous paste.

  • Add the ground walnuts.

  • Pour the mixture into a cake mold and put it in the oven for 30 minutes.

Icing Preparation

  • Mix the melted butter with the icing sugar and the lemon aroma.

  • Add the fresh cheese.

  • Whisk everything to soft peaks.

  • Spread the icing on the carrot cake and let it harden in the refrigerator for a while (3h if you resist).

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