RECIPE: Nourishing Christmas Cake

What is Christmas without indulging in delicious food with the people we love?

 

This recipe is from our good friends at BePure and is a nuttier, more nutritious, natural-sugar version of the traditional Christmas cake we all know and love.

 

We hope you love it as much as we do!

 

 

Ingredients

200g of craisins


200g of raisins


2 Tbsp honey


¼ cup goji berries


Zest and juice of 1 orange


Juice of 1 lemon


½ apple, grated


1 tsp of mixed spice


½ tsp vanilla extract




100g of butter/coconut oil, softened

 

½ cup plain greek yoghurt/coconut yoghurt

 

½ cup coconut sugar

 

2 eggs




1 cup blanched almonds

 

¾ cup whole brazil nuts

 

¾ cup whole walnuts

 

150g whole apricots

 

150g dried figs

 

75g citrus peel

 

½ cup sunflower seeds

 

½ tsp baking powder

 

½ cup almond meal



Directions

  1. Pre-heat oven to 150ºC degrees. Prepare a 20cm round bundt cake tin with baking paper.

  2. Combine the first 9 ingredients and let them sit for at least an hour.

  3. Beat the softened butter, yoghurt and coconut sugar. Then beat in the 2 eggs, one at a time. Add this mixture to the soaked fruit. Fold through the remaining ingredients.

  4. Pack the mixture into the prepared cake tin. Bake for 2 ¼ - 2 ½ hours until a skewer comes out clean. Cover the cake with foil and allow to cool in the tin.



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Merry Christmas x

Disclaimer: This blog post is for educational purposes only. It is not designed to diagnose, treat or cure. We are all unique. For your individual health concerns it is important to discuss these with a relevant health professional.