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Date Applesauce Cake with Spelt Flour

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Date Applesauce Cake with Spelt Flour

Date Applesauce Cake with spelt flour - Snacking completely without refined sugar. Photo: Iris Lange-Fricke

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Health Score:
7,0 / 10
Difficulty:
easy
Difficulty
Preparation:
20 min.
Preparation
ready in 13 h. 20 min.
Ready in
Calories:
279
calories
Calories

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Nutritional values

This dough is prepared with dates and applesauce, so it doesn't need additional sugar.

By adding cocoa powder, nut flour, banana puree, grated carrots, berries or lemon juice, you can vary the flavor.  

1 piece contains
(Percentage of daily recommendation)
Calorie279 kcal(13 %)
Protein7 g(7 %)
Fat14 g(12 %)
Carbohydrates32 g(21 %)
Sugar added0 g(0 %)
Roughage2.3 g(8 %)
Vitamin A0.1 mg(13 %)
Vitamin D0.6 μg(3 %)
Vitamin E0.7 mg(6 %)
Vitamin K2.9 μg(5 %)
Vitamin B₁0.1 mg(10 %)
Vitamin B₂0.1 mg(9 %)
Niacin2 mg(17 %)
Vitamin B₆0.1 mg(7 %)
Folate30 μg(10 %)
Pantothenic acid0.8 mg(13 %)
Biotin6.5 μg(14 %)
Vitamin B₁₂0.3 μg(10 %)
Vitamin C1 mg(1 %)
Potassium166 mg(4 %)
Calcium40 mg(4 %)
Magnesium20 mg(7 %)
Iron0.9 mg(6 %)
Iodine4 μg(2 %)
Zinc0.9 mg(11 %)
Saturated fatty acids8.2 g
Uric acid47 mg
Cholesterol85 mg
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Ingredients

for
15
Ingredients
6 ounces Medjool Date (15 Medjool dates; without pits)
7 ounces butter (room temperature)
1 teaspoon butter (for the mold)
4 eggs
7 ounces sugar-free apple sauce
18 ounces Spelt flour
1 teaspoon Baking powder
salt
8 ounces milk
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Preparation

Kitchen utensils

1 Immersion blender, 1 Hand mixer, 1 Loaf pan à 26 cm length

Preparation steps

1.
Date Applesauce Cake with Spelt Flour preparation step 1

Cover dates with water and soak them for 12 hours, preferably overnight, and the next day pour off the soaking water and purée the dates finely.

2.
Date Applesauce Cake with Spelt Flour preparation step 2

Whip the butter until fluffy. Add the eggs one by one and continue stirring. Mix the date puree with apple sauce and stir in the butter mixture. Mix flour with baking powder and 1 pinch of salt and gradually stir into the mixture with milk to form a smooth dough.

3.
Date Applesauce Cake with Spelt Flour preparation step 3

Put the dough into a greased loaf pan, smooth it down and bake in a preheated oven at 350°F for 50-60 minutes. Remove from the oven and leave in the form for 10 minutes. Turn out onto a cake rack and let cool down. Tip: Decorate the cake with melted dark chocolate and chopped pistachios.