Carrot and Zucchini Cake with Coconut Frosting

When I first tried a slice of carrot and zucchini cake at work, made by a wonderful colleague of mine, my tastebuds landed instantly in heaven! Having tried just a plain carrot cake before and thinking that it must be semi-healthy as it has carrots in it right? Now trying the same just with more vegetables in it couldn’t make it any better! After finding a simple recipe for this devine carrot and zucchini cake I decided to embark on this wonderful baking experience.

Carrot and Zucchini Cake with Coconut Frosting

Due to my now health obsession, I have tweaked the ingredients to include all clean eating and nutritious ingredients. Even the icing/frosting is healthy, and mind you, mind-blowingly (if that’s a word) amazing! Let’s begin this wonderful baking journey!

TOTAL FUN TIME: 30 mins not including refrigeration time

Serves 10

RECIPE

Cake:

Frosting:

METHOD

Cake

  1. Pre-heat oven at 350 degrees.
  2. Combine all the dry ingredients then mix in the oil, eggs and vanilla until well blended.
  3. Mix in the zucchini and carrots.
  4. Pour into greased pan (15″ x 10″ is preferable).
  5. Place in the over for 35-40 minutes.
  6. Cool, then top with coconut frosting!

Carrot and Zucchini Cake with Coconut Frosting

Frosting

  1. Mix and stir all the ingredients in a consistent texture.
  2. Refrigerate for about 45 minutes then pour over the cake.
  3. Slice into preferred squares or rectangles and let your taste buds indulge!

Carrot and Zucchini Cake with Coconut FrostingDo you love everything coconut just as much as we do? Let us know what your favourite coconut product is, so we can experiment some more!

Happy Clean Eating!

Spreading love & happiness, Soph xox

Cacao Bliss Balls

Cacao Bliss Balls

Think of rum balls… now think of non-alcoholic healthy bliss balls… Can you taste the denseness and layers of the chocolate and coconut yet? This is a simple and quick on the go dessert, great to go with your coffee or chai to end the days stresses. Let’s begin!

RECIPE

Serves 6

METHOD

  1. Place all of the ingredients apart from the coconut into a blender or food processor until smooth.
  2. Roll the dough into balls (roughly around 6 balls).
  3. Roll the balls into the coconut ensuring that it is completely covered.
  4. Place the balls into the fridge to set for a minimum of 15 minutes before indulging!  Continue reading

Banana and Raspberry Bread

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This recipe combines the traditional banana bread with a hint of raspberries and macadamia nuts, turning it into an amazing twist! The raspberries adds a bit of colour to the bread and tastes berrylicious! It is so easy to make and is a great recipe for a nutritious ‘on the go’ snack or brekky. Please see below to start cracking!

RECIPE

METHOD

Pre-heat oven to 180 degrees celsius Continue reading