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How to make a can't believe its vegan mango carrot cake

The original recipe was from magazine "Better Homes and Gardens" i tweaked it with my own vegan magic by making it egg & dairy free✨ Its great for all occasions 😃

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INGREDIENTS
8 oz of your favorite vegan cream cheese.

8 oz of your favorite vegan cream cheese.

1/2 Cup Vegan Butter (Softened)

1/2 Cup Vegan Butter (Softened)

1 1/4 of your favorite Mango Juice

1 1/4 of your favorite Mango Juice

Carrots give an abundance of the perfect moisture in the cake\ud83d\udc4d

Carrots give an abundance of the perfect moisture in the cake👍

Used as a binder (substituted for eggs) Gives the cake an delicious hint of banana flavor. There is other vegan egg  alternatives such as tofu, unsweetened apple sauce and chia seeds. To name a few...

Used as a binder (substituted for eggs) Gives the cake an delicious hint of banana flavor. There is other vegan egg alternatives such as tofu, unsweetened apple sauce and chia seeds. To name a few...

A baking necessity \ud83d\ude4f

A baking necessity 🙏

Gives the cake some zing \ud83d\udca5

Gives the cake some zing 💥

Sweet & Salty GOodness\u2728

Sweet & Salty GOodness✨

Vanilla, Yum\ud83d\udc7c

Vanilla, Yum👼

Sweet, dude

Sweet, dude

Powder Version

Powder Version

Tip: For those who is are a little extra health conscious, feel free to use a Non-Bleached, Non GMO Or Whole Wheat Flour. You will not sacrifice any flavor, it will still taste  amazing\ud83d\ude09

Tip: For those who is are a little extra health conscious, feel free to use a Non-Bleached, Non GMO Or Whole Wheat Flour. You will not sacrifice any flavor, it will still taste amazing😉

2 Cake Pans... Try being creative and make Cupcakes if you'd like \ud83c\udfa8

2 Cake Pans... Try being creative and make Cupcakes if you'd like 🎨

Grease Pans with little chunk of vegan butter onto paper towel and rub in pan, like such

Grease Pans with little chunk of vegan butter onto paper towel and rub in pan, like such

Wala!

Wala!

Sprinkle Flour onto pans, set aside && Preheat Oven to 350\u00b0 F \ud83d\udd25

Sprinkle Flour onto pans, set aside && Preheat Oven to 350° F 🔥

Pour 2 cups of Flour in Medium sized bowl

Pour 2 cups of Flour in Medium sized bowl

along with all other dry ingredients. (Nutmeg, Salt and baking powder)

along with all other dry ingredients. (Nutmeg, Salt and baking powder)

Stir or in my case Whisk

Stir or in my case Whisk

Set Medium Bowl Aside

Set Medium Bowl Aside

In large mixing bowl, pour butter

In large mixing bowl, pour butter

Beat On Medium-High Speed

Beat On Medium-High Speed

Gradually add  Sugar

Gradually add Sugar

Beat until combined

Beat until combined

Peel Banana\ud83c\udf4c

Peel Banana🍌

Cut Ends and split  in Half and insert into small bowl or plate

Cut Ends and split in Half and insert into small bowl or plate

Start Mashing Banana with Head, hands, hammer or whatever you can find. I decided to be somewhat civil and used a fork\ud83d\udc4c

Start Mashing Banana with Head, hands, hammer or whatever you can find. I decided to be somewhat civil and used a fork👌

Should look somewhat like this once completed the mashing.

Should look somewhat like this once completed the mashing.

Gradually Pour into the Wet Ingredient bowl

Gradually Pour into the Wet Ingredient bowl

Beat well

Beat well

Alternately add Flour mixture

Alternately add Flour mixture

And 3/4 cups of Mango Juice

And 3/4 cups of Mango Juice

Beat on low after each addition

Beat on low after each addition

Ok keep blending! Scrape those edges. You should not see any white\ud83d\udc7b

Ok keep blending! Scrape those edges. You should not see any white👻

There we Go\ud83d\udc4d

There we Go👍

Rinse Carrots in Water to clean

Rinse Carrots in Water to clean

Get the Vegetable Peeler Out

Get the Vegetable Peeler Out

Don't forget to cut both ends of each carrot

Don't forget to cut both ends of each carrot

Cut them ends like such

Cut them ends like such

Peel carrots until smooth

Peel carrots until smooth

Get the graters out and finely shred each carrot into a big size bowl

Get the graters out and finely shred each carrot into a big size bowl

Should start looking like this

Should start looking like this

Complete once you reached 3 cups

Complete once you reached 3 cups

Pour shredded carrots into Batter

Pour shredded carrots into Batter

Stir until all combined. Get the bottoms\ud83d\udc47

Stir until all combined. Get the bottoms👇

Oh sorry

Oh sorry

Couldn't help myself

Couldn't help myself

Yumm

Yumm

Yes I'm crazy. Feel Free to try batter. Theres no eggs so its completely Safe\ud83d\ude37

Yes I'm crazy. Feel Free to try batter. Theres no eggs so its completely Safe😷

Congratulations you completed the Batter\ud83c\udf89

Congratulations you completed the Batter🎉

Bring back your greased and floured cake pans and prepare yourself to poor batter

Bring back your greased and floured cake pans and prepare yourself to poor batter

Give both pans an even amount of batter. You don't want any lopsided cakes\u263a

Give both pans an even amount of batter. You don't want any lopsided cakes☺

Place cake pans into hot oven. Be extremely careful. One cake pan at a time\ud83d\ude01

Place cake pans into hot oven. Be extremely careful. One cake pan at a time😁

Bake for 25-28 Minutes or until a wooden pick inserted near center comes out clean

Bake for 25-28 Minutes or until a wooden pick inserted near center comes out clean

Aww they look so cute. There carrot cake besties lol i know I'm corny\ud83d\udc8f

Aww they look so cute. There carrot cake besties lol i know I'm corny💏

While waiting for them cakes to cook. Get Frosting prepared by throwing in 1/2 cup vegan butter into large bowl

While waiting for them cakes to cook. Get Frosting prepared by throwing in 1/2 cup vegan butter into large bowl

8 oz Vegan Cream Cheese

8 oz Vegan Cream Cheese

2 tsp Vanilla

2 tsp Vanilla

And measure  4 1/2 cups Powdered Sugar

And measure 4 1/2 cups Powdered Sugar

Get your Sifter out or Collander

Get your Sifter out or Collander

Start Sifting the powdered sugar by shaking the strainer a little to break down the sugar pebbles into the Cream Cheese Mixture

Start Sifting the powdered sugar by shaking the strainer a little to break down the sugar pebbles into the Cream Cheese Mixture

Should look like untouched winter snow.

Should look like untouched winter snow.

Now start blending into the cream cheese mixture until all incorporated

Now start blending into the cream cheese mixture until all incorporated

Cream Cheese Frosting Completed\u2714

Cream Cheese Frosting Completed✔

Take Cakes Out of Oven. Set aside to cool

Take Cakes Out of Oven. Set aside to cool

Loosen up corners with butter knife, so it could easily fall onto cake platter

Loosen up corners with butter knife, so it could easily fall onto cake platter

Plate and cake pan. Flip nice and smoothly and slightly tap onto platter

Plate and cake pan. Flip nice and smoothly and slightly tap onto platter

Beautiful bottom, start putting the frosting on bottom layer\ud83d\udc4c

Beautiful bottom, start putting the frosting on bottom layer👌

Threw on top layer as well. Spread frosting on top and work your way down. Don't forget the sides folks

Threw on top layer as well. Spread frosting on top and work your way down. Don't forget the sides folks

Lovely\ud83d\ude0d

Lovely😍

Now for optional decoration. Fill a medium sized bow with iced water.

Now for optional decoration. Fill a medium sized bow with iced water.

Prepare 1 carrot. As shown before. Rinse, Clean, Chop Ends, Peel Skin.

Prepare 1 carrot. As shown before. Rinse, Clean, Chop Ends, Peel Skin.

Once prepared carrot. Peel carrot using Vegetable Peeler from top to bottom forming long sleek carrot strings. \u2b06 Make as many as you like.

Once prepared carrot. Peel carrot using Vegetable Peeler from top to bottom forming long sleek carrot strings. ⬆ Make as many as you like.

Let sit in Ice Water for about 2 hours+ This stage helps the ribbon not lose its color or go stale once on cake.

Let sit in Ice Water for about 2 hours+ This stage helps the ribbon not lose its color or go stale once on cake.

For the Mango Glaze: Pour in 1/2 Cup of Mango Juice in pot and let boil for 3-4 minutes, set aside to cool.

For the Mango Glaze: Pour in 1/2 Cup of Mango Juice in pot and let boil for 3-4 minutes, set aside to cool.

Few hours later the carrot ribbons are set

Few hours later the carrot ribbons are set

Place on Paper Towel to dry

Place on Paper Towel to dry

Pat the carrot ribbons and drain out any excess of water.

Pat the carrot ribbons and drain out any excess of water.

Be as decorative as you like. I decided to place ribbons in center.

Be as decorative as you like. I decided to place ribbons in center.

Place a spoonful of mango glaze and decorate the top however you like. Also if you prefer  the cake as is, place the glaze into pouring sprout and have your guest drizzle there piece themselves.

Place a spoonful of mango glaze and decorate the top however you like. Also if you prefer the cake as is, place the glaze into pouring sprout and have your guest drizzle there piece themselves.

I put the whole 1/2 cup of mango juice blend and covered the whole cake. It gives it such a nice vibrant color\ud83d\udc4f

I put the whole 1/2 cup of mango juice blend and covered the whole cake. It gives it such a nice vibrant color👏

Side View\ud83d\udc4c

Side View👌

Cake Complete and Ready to serve for my Brothers 23rd Birthday!😀

My brother  threw in some whipped cream . Feel free to garnish as you please. The taste of this cake and moisture is amazing, its a must try\ud83d\ude0d\ud83d\ude09

My brother threw in some whipped cream . Feel free to garnish as you please. The taste of this cake and moisture is amazing, its a must try😍😉

  • 2.0c All Purpose Flour
  • 1.0Tbsp Baking powder
  • 1/2tsp Salt
  • 1/4tsp Ground Nutmeg
  • 1/2c Earth Balance Butter
  • 1.0c Sugar
  • 1.0 Medium Banana
  • 1/4c Naked Mighty Mango Juice
  • 3.0c Finely Shredded Carrots
  • 3.0 Carrot Ribbons (Optional)
  • 8.0oz Vegan Cream Cheese (softened)
  • 1/2c Earth Balance Butter (softened)
  • 2.0tsp Vanilla Extract
  • 1/2c Sifted Powdered Sugar