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CARROT CAKE LOAF WITH CARROT&CASHEW BAOBAB MOUSSE

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Total Time55 mins
Course: Dessert

Ingredients

  • 3 cups gluten free white flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 10 dates (soaked in water 2-3 h in advance)
  • 1 ½ cup oat milk
  • 1 tsp cinnamon powder
  • 1/2 tsp Himalayan pink salt
  • 1 cup coconut oil (melted)
  • 3 large carrots (grated)

For the mousse

  • 2 carrots (juice)
  • 140 g cashew nuts (soaked in water)
  • 2 tbsp Baobab powder

Instructions

  • 1. Puree the soaked dates and oat milk in a blender until smooth.

    2. Preheat oven to 185C (370F)
    3. In a large bowl, combine the flour, baking soda, cinnamon and salt. Add the blended date mixture, coconut oil and grated carrots.
    4. Pour the mixture into a prepared loaf pan, and bake for 45-50 min at 185C (370F)
    5. After 45 minutes, test the cake’s doneness by inserting a toothpick gently into the center of the cake. If the toothpick comes out clean, the cake is done. Otherwise, continue to bake and check it at 10 minute intervals until finished.
     To make the Mousse:

    1. Using a juicer or high powered blender, juice two carrots (roughly ½ cup)
    2. In a blender, puree the cashews, baobab and carrot juice until smooth. Add water to adjust the consistency.