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Christmas cake with cream cheese frosting

Christmas cake with cream cheese frosting

Method

  • Preheat oven to 180* C (350* F) Fan.
  • Beat the butter and sugar in a mixer for 10 minutes, using the whisk attachment, until light and fluffy.
  • Add the eggs, one at a time, waiting for each addition to be completely incorporate before adding the next.
  • Add the yogurt and beat until completely combined.
  • Remove mixer from stand. Add the flour by passing through a sieve along with the vanilla, salt, ginger and cinnamon. Mix with a spatula.
  • Last add the walnuts and mix with a spatula.
  • Lightly dust the pineapple pieces and add them to the mixture.
  • Grease a 10x35 cm cake pan with butter and dust with flour.
  • Add cake batter to the baking pan and bake for 45 minutes.
  • To make sure the cake is ready, insert the blade of a knife that should come out clean and dry.
  • When ready, remove from oven and allow to cool for 5 minutes before turning out of cake pan.
  • Beat all of the ingredients for the frosting in a mixer.
  • When the cake has cooled completely, decorate nicely with frosting.
  • Sprinkle with some extra coconut. This is optional.
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Nutritional
Chart

Nutrition information per portion

268
Calories (kcal)
13 %

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.

15.2
Total Fat (g)
22 %

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.

10.5
Saturated Fat (g)
52 %

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.

26.0
Total Carbs (g)
10 %

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.

13.7
Sugars (g)
15 %

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.

5.2
Protein (g)
10 %

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.

3.1
Fibre (g)
12 %

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.

0.14
Sodium (g)
2 %

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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