Carrot Fruit Cake
Recipe contributed by Laurie Godbois
1 cup dried figs, soaked
1 cup raisins, soaked
1/2 cup pitted dates
4 cups shredded carrots
3 cups soaked nuts (almonds, walnut, or cashews)
1/2 teaspoon each: ginger, cloves, cardamom
1/2 cup dates
1/2 cup cashews
1/2 cup soaking water
Soak figs, raisins and dates in 3 1/2 cups of water for one hour,
reserving liquid. Soak nuts in 5 cups of water for 8-12 hours.
Drain, rinse and drain nuts again. Place nut in food processor and
chop finely, place in large bowl. Add figs, raisins, dates and spices to processor and
process until smooth. Pour mixture into bowl with the nuts. Mix well.
Add carrots mix thoroughly. Form mixture into desired shape.
Process dates, cashews and soaking water until smooth. Spread on top of the cake.
This recipe is courtesy of San