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Kumquat 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.

Kumquat cake


  • Preheat the oven to 180ο C (350ο F) set to fan.
  • Cut the kumquats in half and remove their seeds.
  • Add the kumquats into a food processor and beat them until they are dissolved and become a puree.
  • In a mixer’s bowl, whisk the eggs with the sugar and the vanilla extract at high speed, for 3-4 minutes, until they are fluffy.
  • In a bowl mix the flour, the baking powder, and the pistachios using a spoon.
  • Add the flour with the baking powder and the pistachios slowly into the mixer’s bowl and whisk until the mixture is homogenized.
  • Add the kumquat puree and whisk for 1-2 more minutes.
  • Add the butter and the yogurt into the mixer’s bowl, and whisk well for 2-3 minutes.
  • Butter and flour a 35x10 cm loaf tin and transfer the mixture.
  • Bake for 40-45 minutes.
  • Remove from the oven and let the cake cool completely onto a rack.
  • Take the cake out of the loaf tin and serve it with kumquat spoon sweet on top.
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Nutrition information per portion

Calories (kcal)
18 %


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.

Total Fat (g)
19 %

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.

Saturated Fat (g)
33 %

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.

Total Carbs (g)
20 %


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.

Sugars (g)
40 %


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.

Protein (g)
11 %


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.

Fibre (g)
10 %


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.

Sodium (g)
5 %


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.

*The nutritional chart and the symbols refer to the basic recipe and not to the serving suggestions.

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

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