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Lemon Slices with Pudding

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Lemon Slices with Pudding

Lemon Slices with Pudding - Sweetbills and lemon lovers alike get their money's worth here. Photo: Iris Lange-Fricke

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Health Score:
60 / 100
very easy
20 min.
ready in 1 hr 10 min.
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Nutritional values

These juicy lemon slices contain little added sugar and, thanks to the spelt flour, are a healthier version of this popular sponge cake.  The lemons also add vitamin C for a stronger immune system. 

Make sure not to stir the dough ingredients for too long, or the batter cane become tough. 

1 piece contains
(Percentage of daily recommendation)
Calorie174 cal.(8 %)
Protein4 g(4 %)
Fat9 g(8 %)
Carbohydrates20 g(13 %)
Sugar added5.6 g(22 %)
Roughage0.1 g(0 %)
Vitamin A0.1 mg(13 %)
Vitamin D0.3 μg(2 %)
Vitamin E0.3 mg(3 %)
Vitamin K1.4 μg(2 %)
Vitamin B₁0 mg(0 %)
Vitamin B₂0.1 mg(9 %)
Niacin0.5 mg(4 %)
Vitamin B₆0 mg(0 %)
Folate8 μg(3 %)
Pantothenic acid0.2 mg(3 %)
Biotin2.9 μg(6 %)
Vitamin B₁₂0.3 μg(10 %)
Vitamin C3.7 mg(4 %)
Potassium71.7 mg(2 %)
Calcium46.8 mg(5 %)
Magnesium7.2 mg(2 %)
Iron0.2 mg(1 %)
Iodine4.7 μg(2 %)
Zinc0.3 mg(4 %)
Saturated fatty acids5.1 g
Uric acid1.6 mg
Cholesterol44.9 mg
Development of this recipe:


9 ozs Spelt flour
½ tsp Baking powder
4 ozs Agave syrup
1 pinch salt
4 ozs butter ([room temperature])
2 eggs
4 Tbsps Buttermilk
2 lemons
1 packet vanilla pudding mix
15 ozs
fresh mint
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Preparation steps


For the base, put flour and baking powder in a bowl and mix. Mix 3 ounces agave syrup, salt, butter in pieces, eggs, and milk and mix with the whisk of a mixer to a smooth dough.


Put the dough into the baking pan and smooth it down. Bake in a preheated oven at 180 °C / 350°F for approx. 25-30 minutes (test with toothpick). Remove and let cool.


For the topping, rinse lemon with hot water, dab dry and finely grate the peel. Halve the lemon and squeeze the juice. Stir the pudding powder with the lemon juice until smooth. Bring the milk to a boil with 3 Tablespoons agave syrup. Stir in the pudding powder and cook for 1-2 minutes while stirring. Remove from the stove. Spread lemon cream on the cooled down base.


Wash mint, shake dry and chop leaves. Garnish cake with mint, cut into pieces and enjoy.