What higher technique to rejoice Easter than with probably the most scrumptious coconut carrot cake with cream ‘cheese” frosting… which so occurs to be vegan + nut-free. Give it a whirl and tell us what you suppose.
Dairy Free Carrot Cake with Coconut
Most carrot desserts are a no-go for our household due to the dairy and nuts. Enter our Dairy Free Carrot Cake with Coconut. We love celebrating Easter with this yummy allergy pleasant cake.
- 2 cups all objective flour
- 1 cup brown sugar
- 1 tsp baking powder
- 1 tsp baking soda
- 2 tsp cinnamon
- 1/2 tsp salt
- 1 cup coconut milk we use so scrumptious
- 1 tbsp apple cider vinegar
- 2 cups finely grated carrots takes me about 6 giant carrots to get to 2 cups)
- 1/2 cup canola oil
- 1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce
- 2 tsp vanilla extract
Vegan Cream “Cheese” Frosting
- 1/2 container of Daiya (vegan) cream cheese.4 tablespoons Earth Stability butter2 cups powdered sugar1 tbsp pure maple syrup (my fav secret ingredient!)
- 1/2 container Daiya vegan cream cheese We swear by this model for frosting. Have tried a number of and failed. That is by far the very best.
- 4 tbsp Earth Stability butter
- 2 cups powdered sugar
- 1 tsp pure maple syrup
- 1 cup shredded coconut (reserved as a topping for the cake when you’re performed frosting!)
Set oven to 350F. Grease a 9×13 pan with EVOO and line with parchment paper. Grate your carrots finely (takes me about 6 giant carrots to get about 2 cups).
Get two giant mixing bowls. In a single, pour in coconut milk and apple cider vinegar. Combine with a whisk for about 30 seconds then let relaxation.
n separate bowl, combine in flour, brown sugar, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon and salt. Combine with a hand mixer on medium for about 2 minutes.
In your coconut combination bowl, add in canola oil, applesauce, vanilla extract then lastly the carrots. Combine with a hand combination on low for about 1-2 minutes (don’t need to over combine). Mix bowls. Once more, utilizing a hand mixer, mix collectively on low for a couple of minute.
In a clear bowl, add Daiya vegan cream cheese and earth stability butter. Combine utilizing your hand mixter, 2 minutes on medium till good and creamy. Add in powered sugar and maple syrup. Mix some extra till a pleasant and creamy. Add in additional powdered sugar to style and mix once more if wanted. I prefer to refrigerate my frosting till a couple of minutes earlier than I’m prepared to make use of it.
Pour into your pan and bake for about 30 – 35 minutes till a toothpick comes out clear. Let absolutely cool earlier than frosting your cake. Then, lastly sprinkle on the shredded coconut and viola! Get pleasure from!