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Little Carrot Cakes and Coconut Fudge

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I made these little carrot cakes and coconut fudge for an afternoon tea party with some friends.  Gluten Free, sugar free, these treats are packed with yummy coconut oil.  Enjoy!

Little Carrot Cakes

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1 1/4 cups Extra Virgin Coconut Oil

3/4 cup Honey

4 Eggs

3 Cups coarsely grated carrot

1 cup toasted pecans, roughly chopped

2 1/4 cups Gluten Free self- raising flour

1 tsp bicarbonate of soda

1 tsp mixed spice

 

Honey Cream Frosting

250gr cream cheese

2 tbsp honey

 

1. Preheat oven to 180 degrees C.  Fill 2 x 12 cup Muffin trays with Muffin cases.

Melt coconut oil by placing container with oil into hot water until oil has become a liquid.  Beat oil and honey and eggs in a large bowl and beat until thick and creamy.  Add carrot and pecans.

2. Sift in flour, bicarbonate of soda and mixed spice, then stir with a wooden spoon until combined.  Divide mixture between prepared muffin cases and for 20 minutes or until cakes spring back gently when touched with your fingertips.  Stand for 10 minutes before inverting onto a wire rack to cool.

3. To make the Honey cream cheese frosting: Beat cream cheese and honey in a small bowl of an electric mixer until smooth.  Spread over cakes when cooled.

 

Coconut Fudge

4 cups  flaked or shredded coconut

1/2 cup coconut oil

2-4 tablespoons of honey

Roasted silvered almonds and/or cocoa nibs.

 

1. Grease and line a lamington tin.

2. In a food processor put all ingredients except for nuts/cocoa nibs and blend to smooth.

3. Stir through nuts or cocoa nibs

4. Spread mixture into tin and smooth out with spatula.

5. Refrigerate until set.

 

 

Kerry Wennerstenhttps://coconutoilpost.com
Homeschooling Mum of 2 and passionate about all things relating to Healthy Living. I have lived with gut disorders since a very young age and applied many remedies and therapies in order to seek recovery and good health. Along the way I discovered Coconut Oil, fermented foods and good fats and totally amazed at how these foods have transformed my health.

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