Coconut Chia Lemon Cake
- 140 grams rapadura or coconut sugar
- 130 grams Butter
- 2 eggs, free range preferable
- 160 grams spelt flour
- 1 juice of a lemon
- 50 grams milk, full fat non homogensised preferable
- 70 grams dessicated coconut
- 50 grams chia seeds
- 1 teaspoon baker powder
45minPreparation 5minBaking/Cooking 40min
8Recipe is created for
Place sugar and butter into the bowl and cook for 3 mins 90 degrees speed 2.
Aerate for 1 minute Speed 3
Add eggs through lid, one by one on Speed 3
Add flour and juice of a lemon, mix for 20 seconds Speed 5.
Scrape inside of bowl, Add chia, coconut and milk and mix for 20 Seconds speed 5.
Pour batter into tin and cook for 40 minutes (check at 35 minutes) at 160 C.
Ice with cream cheese icing or serve without.
Chia seeds has 8 times more omega 3 than salmon, more importantly; chia doesn't contain cholesterol and toxic heavy metal components as fish and other marine or animal products.
Chia seed contains 5 times more calcium than milk.
Chia seed possesses 23 percent protein, this is higher than other traditional cereals such as wheat(13.7 %), corn(9.4 %), rice(6.5 %), oats(16.9 percent) and barley(12.5 %).
Comparing the fibre content of chia, it has 1.6, 2.3, 2.6, 8.3 and 9.8 times more fibre per 100 grams of an edible portion than barley, wheat, oats, corn and rice, respectively.
Comparing iron content of chia seed with other traditional iron-rich sources products, chia seed has 6, 1.8, and 2.4 times more iron per 100 grams of edible portion than spinach, lentils, and beef liver.
Chia contains high portion of antioxidants, and that makes it a very stable source of omega 3, and enables us to store chia seed and flour for extended periods of time without becoming rancid. Chia seed is also a good source of B vitamins.
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