Magic Carrot Cake

READY IN: 1hr 25mins
YIELD: 1 9x13




  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) Butter a 9"x13" pan then sprinkle with flour.
  • In a small bowl, combine flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, allspice and sea salt. Set aside.
  • Put dates into food processor with 1 tsp water and process into a chunky paste.
  • In a large bowl, mix the dates with melted butter and 2 tsp vanilla. Add mashed bananas and grated carrots. Whisk in eggs one at a time. Add yogurt and honey. Add raisins and walnuts if desired.
  • Fold in flour mixture a third at a time, combining just until all dry ingredients are incorporated.
  • Bake for 50-60 minutes in preheated oven. Try not to peek too much or take out early or the middle may fall.
  • For Maple & Cream Cheese Frosting: Whisk together cream cheese, 1 tsp vanilla, maple syrup, softened butter, powdered sugar until fluffy and creamy.