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Gluten free orange cake

  • Vegetarian Diet

    Diet based on cereals, pulses, nuts, seeds, vegetables, fruits and other animal foods such as honey and eggs. Excludes meat, fish, mollusks.

  • Gluten Free Diet

    Excludes foods containing gluten, such as wheat, barley, rye and their by-products.

Method

For the cake

  • Preheat oven to 170* C (338* F) Fan.
  • Beat the pistachio nuts in a blender until finely ground.
  • In a mixer’s bowl, add the butter at room temperature, the ground pistachio nuts, granulated sugar, orange zest and vanilla extract.
  • Beat on medium to low speed with the whisk attachment, until the light and fluffy.
  • Lower mixer’s speed and add the eggs, the polenta mixed with the gluten free baking powder and salt.
  • Beat until all of the ingredients are completely combined.
  • Grease a 23 cm round cake pan with butter and line with parchment paper.
  • Bake for 40-50 minutes.
  • When ready, remove from oven and allow to cool.

For the syrup

  • Place the orange juice in a pot and place over heat.
  • Add the cinnamon stick, honey and vanilla extract.
  • Heat the mixture until it thickens to a syrupy like consistency.
  • Pour the hot syrup over the cool cake.

To serve

  • When the cake absorbs all of the syrup, spread the yogurt over it and decorate with fruit and mint leaves.
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Nutritional
Chart

Nutrition information per portion

609
Calories (kcal)
30 %

Calories

Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.

44.0
Total Fat (g)
63 %

Fatty Acids

Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.

16.9
Saturated Fat (g)
84 %

Saturated Fats

Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.

37.8
Total Carbs (g)
15 %

Carbohydrates

The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.

34.8
Sugars (g)
39 %

Sugars

Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.

12.8
Protein (g)
26 %

Protein

It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.

3.6
Fibre (g)
15 %

Fibers

They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.

0.44
Sodium (g)
7 %

Salt

A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily

*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.

*To calculate nutritional table data, we use software by Nutritics logo 917a1b6ba55874b5d139866e10c236ccff8cbaa226cb4c05ba54efca0b20cc63

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