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A simple vegan carrot cake with orange and cardamon and a maple sweetened coconut icing

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A simple vegan carrot cake with orange and cardamon and a maple sweetened coconut icing

Just the thing for afternoon coffee or a relaxed birthday party. This post was originally shared in September 2018. It has been updated as of April 2020 with improvements to the text and recipes, and a video has been added. Vegan Carrot Cake Traditional carrot cake recipes rely on a lot of sugar and a ton of oil, but this version is much lighter. We’ve cut some of the oil, using apple sauce to moisten, and maple syrup adds sweetness along with coconut sugar. The addition of a good dose of cardamom and a hit of orange zest makes this...

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