Mini raw carrot cakes
Time to make: 10 mins , plus 1 hr chilling
(at time of publication)
Nutrition Info.(per serve)
1 cup pitted dates
1 cup mixed nuts (cashews, walnuts, hazelnuts, almonds)
3 cups grated carrot (about 2 large carrots)
1 cup shredded coconut
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 tablespoon cocoa or cacao powder
1/2 cup thick Greek yoghurt, to serve
zest of 1/2 orange, to garnish (or use crystallised ginger)
Total fat 8g
Saturated fat 3g
Dietary fibre 3g
- In a food processor or high-powered blender, place first six ingredients and blend until mixture can be pressed together to form a ball.
- Line a baking tray or dish with plastic wrap. Press carrot mixture into tray, cover and chill for at least 1 hour.
- When chilled and firm, cut out rounds from carrot mixture using a small glass or cookie cutter (about 5cm diameter), until all mixture is used up.
- When ready to serve, place a small dollop of yoghurt on top of each cake. Garnish with orange zest.
Make it vegan: Use coconut yoghurt.
Make it nut free: Use sunflower seeds instead of nuts