If you are reading this article, then chances are you are looking for a delicious cake that will surprise your guests, while at the same time fit the best diet plan. Whenever the holidays are near, or you are planning a nice get-together with your friends and family, a cake is always a great idea for a dessert.
However, going through all those recipes, especially if you are currently on a certain diet, can be a bit overwhelming. That is a feeling that we want to avoid. That is why we decided to conduct a research in order to find that one cake that will fit any event while being healthy and delicious!
Luckily, we succeeded! Are you wondering what is the recipe that will fit your expectations? Read on to find out!
What is our suggestion?
In order to prepare the most delicious yet healthy cake, we decided to use the health benefits of Omega 3! You probably have heard about Omega 3 up until now. But if you have not, let’s review them. Omega 3 can be found in many foods – from fish to dairy products to grains and nuts and vegetables.
Omega 3 fats are not only easily found they are included in everyday diet and have many health benefits. A study conducted on patients who have suffered a heart attack has shown that the supplementation with fish oils, rich in Omega 3, has reduced the risk of future heart attacks.
Also, Omega 3 fats are anti-arrhythmic, anti-thrombotic, anti-arteriosclerotic and anti-inflammatory, which successfully increase your heart’s health! A study done on the topic of the ability of Omega 3 to normalize and regulate the cholesterol triglyceride levels has also proven successful!
We bet that after acknowledging the health benefits of the Omega 3 fats, using them to prepare a delicious cake must seem like a great idea!
We present to you the “Whole Wheat Apple Cake”!
Whether you want to present it as a tea cake or a birthday cake, the whole wheat apple cake is the perfect choice for a cake that is both delicious and easy to prepare! And what is most important – it is healthy!
The best thing about this recipe is the apples. You can find the apples anytime, anywhere! And we do not even need to mention the presence of Omega 3 fats in the milk, eggs and flour, which are valuable sources of Omega 3 fats!
What do you need to prepare the Whole Wheat Apple Cake?
4 medium peeled and thin sliced apples
1 ¾ cups of whole wheat flour
2 ½ teaspoons of baking powder
3 tablespoons of chia seeds (although this ingredient is optional)
1 tablespoon of vanilla extract
1 teaspoon of sea salt
1 cup of milk
1/3 cup of butter
How to prepare the “Whole Wheat Apple Cake”?
- Before you heat the oven to 375 ºC.
- In a bowl, add and mix the dry ingredients. Afterward, add and mix the butter and 1/3 of the milk.
- After they are combined, add the rest of the milk along with the egg and the vanilla extract and continue mixing.
- In this mixture add the apple slices, however, do leave some of the apple slices to decorate the cake afterward.
- Using a spatula, add the mix to the baking pan evenly.
- Decorate the top using the rest of the apple slices.
- Bake at least 25 minutes. You can extend the time for another 5 to 10 minutes. You can serve the cake either cold or hot. If you do decide to serve the cake hot, adding a dollop of maple cinnamon whip cream is always a great idea to add to the flavor palette of the cake!
This cake is also a good dessert to be included in a vegetarian diet. However, you will need to replace the egg with applesauce and the milk with honey or maple syrup. Just because you are a vegetarian that does not mean that you cannot enjoy this delicious yet healthy cake!
Just because you have decided to look after your health does not mean you need to give up of all of those delicious desserts, especially in the cake seasons.
Whether you are searching for a recipe that can be prepared for a birthday, anniversary celebration or just as a surprise for your family or friends; choosing a cake is always a good choice.
However, you might need to search a little longer to find that one delicious yet healthy cake. Well, not anymore! The Whole Wheat Apple Cake is the perfect solution as a dessert choice for any event. While at the same time it contains Omega 3 fats! It is easy to prepare and the best choice for you to enjoy!
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