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Carrot Cake Balls Recipe

Sahil

Recipe by Sahil

Carrot Cake Balls Recipe

Cooking Time

10-15 minutes

Total Time

25 minutes

Ingredients
  • 12- soft Medjool dates, pitted and soaked if they’re very dry.
  • 2- a teaspoon of maple syrup
  • ½ teaspoon sea salt
  • ⅔ cup chopped carrots
  • 1 cup raw hulled sunflower seeds
  • 1 cup unsweetened shredded coconut + ⅓ cup for rolling
  • ½ teaspoon cinnamon
  • This Carrot Cake Balls Recipe is the apt choice for post-lunch or dinner, dessert cravings.

    Carrot Cake Balls Recipe
    • In a food processor, combine the sunflower seeds, 1 cup shredded coconut, cinnamon, and salt and pulse until it becomes a fine meal.
    • Add the dates and carrots and then pulse until the mixture combines and sticks together.
    • Taste and also you can add more maple syrup if you would like your bites sweeter.
    • If the mixture is too dry, then add more maple syrup; if it’s too moist, add more coconut and, let the mix chill in the fridge for 20 minutes to firm up.
    • Use a tablespoon to scoop the mixture, then use your hands to roll it into approximately 1-inch balls.
    • Then, roll in the remaining coconut to coat the outside, if desired.
    • Store in the fridge in an air-tight container for up to 5 days.

    Health benefits of Carrot Cake Balls Recipe

    • Carrots are about 10% carbs, consisting of starch, fiber, and simple sugars. They are extremely low in fat and protein.
    • Also, Carrots are a great source of many plant compounds, especially carotenoids, such as beta carotene and lutein.
    • Medjool dates are rich in natural sugars, fiber, and several vitamins and minerals.
    • Also, Medjool dates contain antioxidants and nutrients that lower the risk of heart disease, promote digestion, and support heart health.
    • The antioxidants in cinnamon have been found to have anti-inflammatory effects.
    • Also, Cinnamon is a useful source of manganese and contains small amounts of calcium and fiber.

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    Disclaimer

    Please make sure to consume Carrot Cake Balls Recipe under the guidance of a dietitian/nutritionist.


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