Carrots are a good source of antioxidants, fiber, potassium, vitamin K1, and beta carotene. They are believed to be a food good for weight loss. This vegan carrot cake is a perfect dessert for any time of the day. It only takes a few ingredients you can find in your kitchen, a little mixing, and baking.
• 6 medium carrots (grated)
• 2 1/2 cups self-rising flour
• 1 1/3 cup white sugar
• 3/4 cup applesauce
• 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
• 1/2 cup vegetable oil
• 1/4 teaspoon cloves
• 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
• 1/4 cup brown sugar
This recipe takes about 1 hour. Serves 4-6.
Preheat oven to 350 F.
In a mixing bowl, add flour, nutmeg, cloves, and cinnamon.
Add grated carrots.
Mix well until the carrots are coated.
In a separate bowl, put brown sugar, white sugar, vinegar, applesauce, and vegetable oil.
Add the carrots mixture.
Mix all the ingredients, recommended to use an electric mixer.
Transfer the mixture to a greased and lined baking dish.
Bake for 45-50 minutes.
Serve and enjoy.
Tips and ideas:
You can put vegan icing on top of the vegan carrot cake or you can serve it alone.
Images – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W1RmJO7L6iA