Vegan Carrot Cake

Vegan Carrot Cake / Pastel de Zanahoria Vegano

This is a really easy to follow scrumptious vegan carrot cake recipe that has always got rave reviews from my friends. The recipe is easy to follow and because it is milk and eggs free it is low in fat and cholesterol.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 pound grated carrots
  • 1/2 pound whole grain flour
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1 handful  of walnuts or  hazelnuts
  • 2 tablespoons of raisins
  • 1 tablespoons of baking soda
  • 1 tablespoon of baking powder
  • nutmeg
  • ground cinnamon
  • juice of 1 orange
  • 1/4 cup of mild olive oil
  • salt

Directions

1. Put all the dry ingredients into a bowl and mix with a wooden spoon. Add a pinch of every spice listed and a bit of salt.
2. Add the liquid ingredients and mix until homogeneous.
3. Place it on a baking tray covered with margarine or baking paper
4. Bake at 170  ºC  for 45 minutes.
5. Decorate with chocolate shavings or powdered sugar. Let it cool down before you slice it.