- 125 g butter, at room temperature + extra, for buttering the cake pan
- 200 g granulated sugar
- 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
- 3 medium eggs
- 160 g all-purpose flour + extra, for flouring the cake pan
- 1 ¼ teaspoons baking powder
- 1 pinch salt
- 120 g buttermilk
- 10 g apricots, cut into slices
- icing sugar, to serve
Fresh apricot cake
Diet based on cereals, pulses, nuts, seeds, vegetables, fruits and other animal foods such as honey and eggs. Excludes meat, fish, mollusks.
Nuts Free Diet
It is usually followed when someone is allergic to nuts.
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- Preheat the oven to 180ο C (350ο F) set to fan.
- Butter and flour a 20 cm round cake pan.
- In a mixer’s bowl add the butter, the sugar and beat with the whisk attachment at high speed for 5 minutes, until the butter is fluffy.
- Lower the speed, pour the vanilla extract, and add the eggs one by one, waiting for each one to be incorporated before adding the next.
- In a bowl, mix the flour, the baking powder, and the salt.
- In batches, add the solid ingredients’ mixture and the buttermilk alternately, starting and finishing with the mixture of the solid ingredients.
- Beat for a few more seconds until there is a uniform mixture. Remove the bowl from the mixer.
- Pour half of the mixture into the cake pan.
- Spread the apricot slices on top and cover with the remaining mixture.
- Smooth the surface of the mixture with a spatula and bake for 35-40 minutes until the cake is thick and golden.
- Remove the cake pan from the oven and set it onto a rack, until the cake is completely cooled down.
- Take the cake out of the pan, dust with icing sugar, and serve.
Nutrition information per portion
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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