- December 8, 2014 at 9:04 pm #122433
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•1 cup mashed banana or ¾ cup unsweetened apple sauce – see note
•¼ cup maple syrup (replace with manuka honey
•2 tablespoon non-dairy milk
•1 tablespoon pure vanilla extract or flesh from 1 vanilla bean
•½ cup coconut flour
•½ cup unflavored protein powder (substitute with something else like teff)
•¼ cup ground or milled flax seed
•1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
•¼ teaspoon gluten-free baking soda (double if using this product)
•¼ teaspoon ground nutmeg
•¼ teaspoon sea salt
•pinch ground cloves
•¾ cup shredded carrots
•¼ cup raisins (don’t use)
•2 tablespoon coconut butter, melted
1.Preheat oven to 375F and line an baking sheet with a silicon baking mat or parchment paper. Set aside.
2.Combine wet ingredients in a large bowl with a hand or stand mixer.
3.Whisk dry ingredients in a small bowl. Once incorporated, add to the wet mix and mix until smooth.
4.Add shredded carrots and raisins. Allow to sit for 1-2 minutes to thicken up.
5.Scoop approximately ⅓ cup at a time into your hand. Shape into a bar and place on prepared baking sheet. You can also shape the bars on the baking sheet, I found that was easiest.
6.Bake bars for 22-25 minutes, or until toothpick inserted comes out clean, the bottoms of the bars or golden, and the tops are cracking slightly.
7.Remove from oven and allow to cool on the pan for 5 minutes before removing to a cooling rack
8.Once cooled completely, top with a drizzle of coconut butter.
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