Apple Cake with Chickpea Puree

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
10 min 1 h 18
Apple Cake with Chickpea Puree
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5 medium Apple (peeled, cored, chopped, for apple mixture)
3 tbsp Coconut sugar (for apple mixture)
1 tbsp Cinnamon (for apple mixture)
1 can (15oz) Chickpeas, canned, drained (drained, rinsed)
3 medium Egg
1/4 cup Coconut oil
1/2 cup Applesauce, unsweetened
1 1/4 cup unpacked Brown sugar
1 tbsp Vanilla extract, pure
1 cup Whole wheat pastry flour
1 cup Spelt flour
1 tbsp Baking powder
1 tsp Cinnamon
1/4 tsp Nutmeg, ground
1/4 tsp Salt
1/2 cup Almond milk, vanilla, unsweetened, Silk


Preheat the oven to 350ºF. Grease a 9 x 13 inch (22 x 33 cm) pan. or line with parchment paper. 

Toss chopped apples with sugar and cinnamon. Set aside.

Process chickpeas and eggs in a food processor or blender until smooth and set aside.

In a large mixing bowl, mix coconut oil, apple sauce, and brown sugar until well combined. Add the chickpea mixture and vanilla and beat again. In a medium bowl, stir together whole wheat flour, spelt flour, baking powder, cinnamon, nutmeg, and salt. Add half of the flour mixture to chickpea mixture, and beat until just combined. Add milk, and beat again, then rest of the flour mixture, and beat until just combined.

Spread batter in greased pan. Pour apple mixture evenly overtop, then press into the batter with back of a large spoon until batter just starts to press up through the apples. Bake in the middle of the oven for about 55 to 60 minutes, or until a tester inserted in the center comes out clean. Cool completely before cutting into 18 pieces.

Dust slices with icing sugar before serving.


Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 196
Calories from fat 45
Calories from saturated fat 25.6
Total Fat 5.0 g
Saturated Fat 2.8 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.5 g
Monounsaturated Fat 0.6 g
Cholesterol 32 mg
Sodium 100 mg
Potassium 223 mg
Total Carbohydrate 35 g
Dietary Fiber 4.2 g
Sugars 19.8 g
Protein 4.4 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion

Fruit 0.3
Grain 0.7
Meat Alternative 0.2
Vegetables 0.2

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