You just cannot ignore a delicious nut cake that is on your table. But if you are health conscious, go for these healthy nut cake recipes that are mentioned below.

Healthy Nut Cake Recipe

The arrival of the holiday season means busier days at the kitchen for mothers and wives. The wafting aromas in the air just make the holidays all the more special. Anyone with good olfactory senses will be enticed to the kitchen, even before they realize it. Believe it or not, holiday season is directly proportional to good foods. And for most of us good food’s definition starts from ‘c’ for cake. ‘Yummy’ is the first and last word that you will blurt out as a beautiful piece of nut cake is set in front of you. A cake is sure to give all your sensory organs a tough time battling your pride in front of others. When almonds, walnuts, dates, find their respective places in the cake recipe, your taste buds are bound to have a good time. The young and old alike love cake. No wonder why every mother loves to bake a cake during every holiday season. What better joy in getting to see a wide grin on the faces of all her near and dear ones. However, people who are health conscious always think twice before sinking their teeth in to a dish as delectable as a nut cake. But you can breathe in relief as you can even satisfy their taste buds as well as conscience with some healthy nut cakes recipes. 

Nutritious Nut Cake Recipes

Given here are three healthy nut cake recipes.
Nut Cake
  • 1/2 cup wheat germ
  • 2 cups whole-wheat flour
  • 1 cup dark brown sugar
  • 4 tbsp poppy seeds
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1/4 cup canola oil
  • 2 tbsp lecithin granules
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt
  • 1/2 cup walnuts
  • 1/4 cup natural sesame seeds 
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • Mix all the dry ingredients together in a bowl.
  • To the mixture add the egg, milk and oil.
  • Stir it well till all of the ingredients are mixed well.
  • Take a square pan, grease it well using butter. Pour the mixture into the pan.
  • Bake it for 50 minutes or until the toothpick comes out clean. 

Date Nut Dish Recipe

  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp granulated sugar
  • 2/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 cup coarsely chopped walnuts
  • 1 cup chopped dates 
  • Beat the eggs until fluffy.
  • Stir in sugar.
  • Sift the flour and baking powder together and then stir it slowly into the egg mixture.
  • Beat it well.
  • Slowly add the walnuts and dates into the mixture.
  • Pour the mixture into a greased baking tin.
  • Bake at 350 degrees for 20 to 30 F minutes until the cake is colored brown.
Heart Healthy Apple Coffee Cake Recipe
  • Nonstick spray coating
  • 2/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 1/2 cups peeled, cored, and finely chopped tart apple
  • 1/4 cup refrigerated or frozen egg product, thawed
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup chopped walnuts or pecans
  • 1/4 cup applesauce
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1 tbsp all-purpose flour
  • 1 tbsp whole wheat flour
  • 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1 tbsp margarine
  • 1/4 cup chopped walnuts or pecans
  • In a bowl combine all-purpose flour, wheat flour, baking soda, cinnamon, and salt. Keep it aside.
  • In another bowl, mix the eggs and the chopped apple. Slowly stir in the granulated sugar, nuts and apple sauce.
  • Add the flour mixture into it. Stir it well until all the ingredients are mixed well.
  • Bake it at 350 degrees F in oven for 30 to 35 minutes or until the toothpick inserted in the middle comes out clean.

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