Apple Honey Cake
Rosh Hashanah is the jewish new year and one of the symbols for this holiday is honey. Why honey? because we want that the year to come will be sweet as honey. So we usually dip apple in honey and eat honey cake. I developed this recipe combining both apple and honey and think it is fabulous! Although vegans don't eat honey, I do, and the reason for it that it has great health benefits such as help boost the immune system, fight cancer, gum disease, as well as help reduce infections in general, good for your hair, great to reduce acid reflux symptoms and much better for you than regular processed sugar, of course everything in moderation.
If you do not eat honey, you can substitute the honey with maple or agave. (same quantity)
This cake is also a great coffee cake, even as a snack when you crave something sweet. It is definately so much better to bake your own cake, because you know whats in it, and you know there are no preservatives and no processed sugar.
The best part about it is that its so easy to make, and guaranteed success!
Apple Honey Cake
Yield: 1 loaf cake
1/2 cup all purpose flour
1/2 cup spelt flour
1 1/2 tablespoons arrowroot
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
1 teaspoon instant coffee
1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
1 1/2 cups apple sauce unsweetened
1/4 cup olive oil
2/3 cup honey or maple syrup
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 cup walnuts, chopped
Heat oven to 375 F
Take a loaf pan and spray with coconut oil.
In a mixing bowl add all the dry ingredients: all purpose flour, spelt flour, arrowroot, baking soda, baking powder, cinnamon, coffee, nutmeg. Mix until combine.
In another bowl add all the wet ingredients: apple sauce, olive oil and honey. Mix until combined.
Pour the dry ingredients into the wet ingredients and mix until well combined but don't over mix.
Pour the batter into the loaf pan (You can top it with walnuts at this point if you wish) and bake for about 30 minutes, or until the edges of the cake start pulling off.
Let it cool completely, then remove from pan, slice, sprinkle with powdered sugar and serve.