Preheat oven to 365 F, oil two round 9 inch cake pans. Line with parchment paper.
Sift together the dry ingredients in a large bowl.
Finely shred the carrots.
Combine all wet ingredients in a separate bowl until smooth, then stir in the dry mixture in quarters, mixing until just combined.
Transfer the batter to the pans and smooth the surfaces.
Bake 35-40 minutes, or until cakes spring back when lightly touched in the center and begin to pull away from the sides of the pan.
Soak cashews in 1 cup fresh water for 30 minutes, drain and rinse.
soak dates in 1 cup water 15 minutes. save this water.
Add all ingredients in the bowl of the food processor, mix until fluffy and smooth. Add the date water if needed in tablespoons, but use as little as possible.*can use any kind of fruit you desire, more or less then the recipe calls for. You can also add sweetener if you feel it's necessary. Be sure to use unrefined coconut oil.