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LUSCIOUS LENTIL SPICE CAKE

Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 40 mins
Total Time 50 mins
Servings 12

Ingredients
 

  • cups cooked green lentils
  • ½ cup orange juice
  • ¾ cup olive oil
  • 1 can 8 ounces crushed pineapple, undrained
  • cups light brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 tablespoon pumpkin pie spice
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ½ cup diced toasted walnuts
  • 1 cup finely grated carrots
  • For frosting:
  • 6 tablespoons butter at room temperture
  • cups powdered sugar
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla
  • 8 ounces cream cheese at room temperature

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Place lentils, orange juice, oil and pineapple with juice in a blender and blend until very smooth, scraping down sides of blender as needed. Pour into a mixing bowl.
  • Whisk together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, spice and salt. Slowly stir into the wet ingredients.
  • Stir in the walnuts and carrots.
  • Pour batter into a well oiled 9 by 13 inch baking pan. Bake for 35 to 40 minutes, until set in center. Let cool to room temperature before frosting.
  • For frosting, mix in a mixer at medium speed all ingredients in order listed until light and fluffy.
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