It makes a good desert and a complete meal if served over green or after beans.
Raw Carrot Cake
soak: 2 cups raisins in water until plump (if you are impatient you can soak while you grind the carrots and nuts, then add in the raisins and some raisin water.)
Shred/grind: 4-5 carrots, 4 cups walnuts- and then the raisins.
Add to ground stuff:
1 cup shredded coconut
2 TBS tahini
Splash of Maple Syrup
2 tsp vanilla
Cinnamon (to your taste)
allspice or cloves
Mix well then press into a spray oiled pan- wet hands work well to press it. Chill it while you make the frosting.
1 c cashew butter
fat squeeze of lemon juice (1-2 fresh lemon juice if you are a raw purist)
1/4 maple syrup
1 tsp vanilla
1/2 c water- enough to blend to the consistency you like.
I used a hand blender to mix this together.
Put frosting on the cake and be light handed while serving or cake will happily fall apart (but it's still yummy).