The taste of warm cinnamon and apples really shines through in this diabetes-friendly recipe. It's the kind of cake that's best enjoyed with a bunch of friends on a chilly fall day, so invite the whole gang over! A tasty wholesome treat, made with artificial sweetener.
Ingredients (8 serves)
- 100g plain flour
- 1 heaped tablespoon artificial granulated sweetener
- 1 level teaspoon ground cinnamon
- 6g baking powder
- 3 eggs
- 3 level tablespoon skimmed milk
- 75g low-fat spread, melted
- 1kg apples
- knob unsaturated margarine, for greasing
Preheat the oven to 200°C;
Sift the flour into a bowl, add the artificial sweetener, baking powder and cinnamon into the flour and mix.
Make a well in the middle of the dry ingredients and add the eggs and the milk. Whisk and add in the melted butter.
Peel and core the apples and remove the seeds. Cut them into large slices. Add the apple slices to the mixture and fold in gently.
Grease a cake tin (around 23cm in diameter) with the knob of margarine. Pour the mixture into the tin and bake in the oven for 35 minutes.
Turn out onto a cooling rack. Leave to cool and serve.
- Start by preparing the batter, in order to leave it aside while you peel the apples.
- You can also replace the apples with pears, and the cinnamon with ground ginger or mixed spice.
Each 237g serving contains:
- 185 calories;
- protein 5.1 g 9% DV;
- carbohydrates 22.1g 8% DV;
- fat 8 g 8% DV;
- sodium 37mg 2% DV;
- saturates 3g
- sugars 12.1 g
- salt 0.50 g