Carob & apple bundt cake
 
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Recipe type: Dessert
Ingredients
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 cup coconut sugar (or raw cane sugar)
  • 1 cup ground carob (powder)
  • 1.5 cups spelt flour (or other)
  • 1 cup coconut oil (melted) or olive oil
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tbsp raw cacao
  • 2 tsp baking powder (1 sachet)
  • pinch of salt
  • 5 apples, peeled and grated
  • For topping
  • 1 cup (200 g) dark chocolate, chopped
  • 2 tbsp butter (or vegan substitute)
  • Note: 1 cup = 250 ml
Preparation
  1. Preheat oven to 180 C / 356 F.
  2. Prepare 24 cm / 9 inch bundt cake pan and grease it well and dust with flour (not necessary if using silicone one).
  3. Peel and grate apples and set them aside.
  4. In a large mixing bowl add carob powder, flour, cacao, baking powder and salt and stir to combine.
  5. In another bowl whisk eggs with sugar, add vanilla, melted coconut oil and whisk until well combined.
  6. Add flour/carob mixture and stir well to combine.
  7. Add grated apples (together with the juice that they release) and stir.
  8. Pour the mixture into prepared bundt cake pan and bake for about 50-55 min or until the tester comes out clean. You can also bake this cake in 30 x 20 cm / 11 x 8 inch rectangular baking pan but than the baking time will be about 30 min.
  9. Remove the cake from the oven and let it cool before removing from the bundt cake pan.
  10. Prepare the chocolate ganache by melting the chocolate and butter over bain-marie (double boiler).
  11. Drizzle it over the cake and let it cool before slicing. Enjoy!
Recipe by Travelling oven at http://www.travellingoven.com/2016/10/carob-apple-bundt-cake/