This food is perfect for people trying to lose weight or for diabetics controlling there blood sugars while still enjoying tasty food. But this shouldn’t be classed as diet food, its a tasty nutricious cake for anyone to enjoy, No flour, no sugar and no butter (you will need a little butter to grease the tin). yet tasty and nutricious. I used Hazelnuts, Walnuts and Almonds in my 340gms mixed nuts.
340gms Mixed ground nuts.
2 Tsp Baking Powder
6 Egg Yolks and 6 egg whites
A little butter and ground almonds to grease the tin.
Preheat your oven to 170°C
Grind the nuts down to as fine a powder as you can.
Add in the baking powder
Seperate your eggs and add the yolks to the sweetner.
Mix together until you have a pale yellow colour and the eggs and sweetner are well combined.
Beat the nuts and egg mix together.
Whip the egg whites till stiff.
Quickly fold the egg whites into the nut mix a third at a time.
Use a little butter or oil to coat a 18cm tin then dust the inside of the tin with ground almonds, Pour in the mix.
Bake for 60 minutes, check its cooked by inserting a needle or long skewer into the cake and checking its clean when you remove it.
Remove from tin and cool on a wire rack.
Delicious with a little yoghurt or cream