How to make it

  • 1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Oil and flour a 9" round cake pan, line the bottom of the pan with parchment and grease again. If desired, wrap even bake strips around the cake pan.
  • 2. In a bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, nutmeg, and salt. Set aside.
  • 3. In a blender or food processor, puree the apple juice, vegetable oil, raisins, maple syrup, and orange zest until smooth.
  • 4. Add the grated ginger and carrots to the apple juice mix and pulse a few times until just combined.
  • 5. Fold the carrot and apple juice mix into the prepared dry ingredients, using as few strokes as possible and being careful not to overmix.
  • 6. Fold in the chopped walnuts.
  • 7. Pour the batter into the prepared pan. Bake for 35-45 minutes, until a toothpick inserted into the center of the cake comes out cleanly. Meanwhile, make the glaze.
  • for glaze:
  • 3 Tbspn maple syrup
  • 2 Tbspn freshly squeezed orange juice
  • 1. Whisk together the syrup and orange juice.
  • 2. When the cake has cooled for about 10 minutes, liberally brush the glaze on top of the entire cake. Let cool completely.
  • 3. Top cake, if desired, with mandarin orange slices and more glaze.

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    sugarmama ate it and said...
    Beautiful pic & this recipe sounds delicious & healthy...I want this... thanks for sharing! ;D
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