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Greek syrupy caramel 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.

  • Nuts Free Diet

    It is usually followed when someone is allergic to nuts.

Greek syrupy caramel cake

Method

For the syrup

  • Place a pot over high heat and add the water, the sugar, the lemon peels, and the ginger.
  • Leave it on heat until it comes to a boil and the sugar melts.
  • Remove, add the honey, and stir. Set aside to cool well.

For the cake

  • Preheat the oven to 150ο C (300ο F) set to fan.
  • Place a pot or a 28 cm frying pan with a metal handle over medium heat.
  • Add the sugar, the honey, the butter, and boil for 1-2 minutes, until the mixture thickens and becomes a caramel sauce. Remove from the heat and allow 10-15 minutes for it to cool very well!
  • In a bowl add the eggs, the milk, and beat them. Add this mixture to the caramel sauce and mix until the ingredients are homogenized.
  • Add the flour, the oats, the cinnamon, the ginger, the baking powder, the lemon zest, and whisk.
  • Bake for 45-50 minutes.
  • Remove from the oven and prick the whole surface of the cake with a knife.
  • With a ladle, pour the syrup over the cake. Allow about 1 hour for the whole syrup to be absorbed and serve.
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Nutritional
Chart

Nutrition information per portion

290
Calories (kcal)
15 %

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.

9.9
Total Fat (g)
14 %

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.

5.7
Saturated Fat (g)
29 %

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.

46.0
Total Carbs (g)
18 %

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.

34.0
Sugars (g)
38 %

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.

3.4
Protein (g)
7 %

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.

1.2
Fibre (g)
5 %

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.

0.19
Sodium (g)
3 %

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

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