Recipe Directions

  • 1. Throw all ingredients in high-speed blender.
  • 2. Blend until nice and smooth and creamy!
  • 3. Transfer to a small bowl.
  • 4. Refrigerate in bowl for one hour until it firms up.
  • 5. Spread on your favorite raw cake, like this raw carrot cake recipe.

The Rawtarian's Thoughts

By The Rawtarian

You haven't lived until you've had this raw cream cheese icing recipe with a big, nice slice of raw carrot cake!

Note that it's the coconut oil that will help this raw cream cheese recipe firm up, so... don't omit it, ok?

The icing will get softer and more gooey (gooeyer?) once it warms up so it's best to ice and then eat right away. Or store your entire cake in the fridge and then cut slices right away.

Enjoy this raw cream cheese icing recipe!

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Nutrition Facts

Nutritional score: 73 out of 100
  • This recipe is very low in Carbohydrates, and Sodium.
  • This recipe is low in Calories.
  • This recipe is a noteworthy source of Protein, Iron, Vitamin B6, and Vitamin K.

Amounts per 69 g (2 oz) suggested serving

NameAmount% Daily
Calories 269 11 %
Protein 6 g 11 %
Fat 22 g 27 %
Carbohydrates 15 g 4 %
Dietary Fiber 1.1 g 3 %
Sugars 7 g
Calcium 20 mg 2 %
Iron 2.3 mg 17 %
Sodium 103 mg 4 %
Source: The Rawtarian, USDA

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This was absolutely amazing! I used it on a "regular" vegan carrot cake - amazing! I couldn't stop myself from licking the Vita Mix, haha.

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Do you blend the cashews dry or do you soak them in water first?

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No need to soak, Chablie. You can if you prefer to, tho. :)

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Awesome! Can't wait to try. I assume that the cashews are raw? Or can you use like unsalted. I wanted to make the recipe today and realized I only had a cup of raw cashews :( Poor planning on my part lol.

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Unsalted, untoasted is fine!

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I thought this was really good but missing that tang that I'm used to with cream cheese frosting. I added two large squeezes of lemon juice...bingo excellent. I put it on your carrot cake recipe which I followed to the letter which was also excellent. This is so good I can't believe its healthy. I also added more honey to the frosting...I have a serious sweet tooth.

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Kathy, good tip with the lemon juice! Thx!

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How big a cake or cupcakes do thou think this will frost? A 9" cake or 12 cuppies? Thanks!

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Hi Agnetta, you might want to double it if you want to frost top and sides for 9".

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Does this frosting pipe well and keep it's shape?
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Hi Cupcake! This icing isn't the best for piping. Try my chocolate icing instead :) https://www.therawtarian.com/raw-chocolate-icing

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I just made your carrot cake. It is delicious. What I really like about these recipes is not so much that they are raw. Sugar is raw LOL. But the ingredients are healthy too, and yet they taste so bad for you :D

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Glad you enjoyed the carrot cake, Matt! Did you make the icing too?

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Kimmie M.'s Review

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This is the most AMAZING thing I have ever tasted...seriously, ever in life. I am looking forward to making more and becoming healthier with your website. I appreciate the wealth of info you have provided and I am so excited to get home and make brownies tomorrow!!!!

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Aw, thanks, Kimmie! I'm so happy for you!

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This look heavenly and such a versatile recipe to have on hand too. I'm on the lookout for a new blender right now but this is top of my list once I have one :)

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