Being healthy, and having fitness as a goal does not mean we go without our treats. Saturdays are my days where I tend to "
Because I believe food and nutrition need to have some balance. I was so tired of living the life of guilt in food. Sure, I still have the scales. And yes, I'm slowing weaning myself from stepping on the scales too often (it started from day to day, now it's weekly..and hopefully fortnightly, and then... who knows).
I'm actually really surprised by this coffee honey cake- would you believe we got away with just TWO tablespoon of honey? Since it serves at least 8 people- it really isn't heaps when divided to single serves. This is a very simple cake to make- a tea cake perhaps.
And they will never know that it is a healthy treat.
Honey Nut Cake
1/2 cup of coffee (instant expresso and water)
2.5 cups of Almond meal
1/2 tsp of sea salt
1/2 tsp of bicarb soda
2 tsp of cinnamon
1tsp of mixed spice
1/2 cup of olive oil
2 tablespoons of honey
1/2 cup of chopped walnuts
Line 9 inch round cake tin with baking paper. Preheat oven to 180C.
Mix almond meal, salt, bicarb soda, cinnamon and baking soda in a bowl. In a jug, whisk eggs, coffee and honey together. Pour wet to dry and fold in. Fold in walnuts last. Serve with a dollop of greek yogurt (with a squeeze of lemon juice) or some cream.