Guilt-less Desserts & Treats for your Family
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Versatile CakeA simple recipe that can adapted to suit any occasionServings: 16
- 6 Eggs separated
- 1/2 cup Maple Syrup
- 1 teaspoon Vanilla Extract
- 1/2 cup Milk of choice
- 3/4 cup Coconut Flour
- 3 teaspoons Baking Powder
- Also add depending on flavor
- Vanilla; 1 tablespoon Vanilla Extract
- Orange; zest of 1 Orange plus 2 tablespoons of Orange Juice reduce Maple Syrup by 1 tablespoon
- Lemon; zest of 1 Lemon plus 2 tablespoons of Lemon Juice reduce Maple Syrup by 1 tablespoon
- Preheat oven to 175C/350F
- Place the egg whites in a clean mixing bowl and whisk on medium/high until soft peaks form.
- Slowly add the maple syrup; 1 spoonful at a time (adjust accordingly if making lemon or orange)
- Mixture will triple in size and form peaks.
- Add the vanilla extract (if making vanilla cake add extra vanilla now also) and whisk on medium/high until combined.
- Add egg yolks, 1 at a time, whilst still whisking. Add the next yolk only once the previous one has been combined.
- Add the milk whilst still whisking.
- If making lemon/orange flavour add the juice/rind now.
- In a separate bowl, sift the coconut flour and baking powder together.
- Add the dry ingredients to the wet and whisk on low until combined (you may need to scrape down the edges to ensure the coconut flour is fully combined).
- Turn the whisk to medium/high again and whisk for 30-60 seconds to make a fluffy mixture.
- Pour into a greased and lined 20cm/8 inch cake tin.
- Bake for 33-35 min, or until skewer comes out clean.
- Allow the cake to cool before removing from the tin.