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Pumpkin Ginger Cake with Maple Walnut Frosting

  • Vegetarian Diet

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

Pumpkin Ginger Cake with Maple Walnut Frosting

Method

  • Preheat oven to 180* C (350*F) Fan.
  • Combine all of the ingredients, apart from the flour, in a bowl.
  • Mix until completely combined and add the flour. Mix again until the flour has dissolved.
  • Pour the mixture into a round 28 cm baking pan, which has been greased and dusted with flour.
  • Bake for 50-60 minutes. Insert a knife into the center of the cake. The cake is ready if it comes out clean and dry.
  • Remove from oven. Allow it to sit in the baking pan for 5 minutes and then turn out onto a wire rack.

For the frosting:

  • In a mixer, beat the cream cheese and butter with the whisk attachment. Beat for 3-4 minutes, until creamy and fluffy. Add the honey and sugar.
  • Spread the frosting onto the cake with a spatula. Sprinkle with walnuts.
  • In a food processor, blend all of the ingredients for the spiced sugar for 3 minutes. Sprinkle over frosting.

Tip

If you don’t want to use maple syrup for the frosting, you can substitute with 2 tablespoons of honey.
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Nutritional
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Nutrition information per 100 gr.

343
Calories (kcal)
17 %

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.

18.0
Total Fat (g)
26 %

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.

6.7
Saturated Fat (g)
34 %

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.

41.0
Total Carbs (g)
16 %

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.

30.0
Sugars (g)
33 %

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.

4.1
Protein (g)
8 %

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.

1.1
Fibre (g)
4 %

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.

0.39
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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