Friday, June 1, 2007

Apple Cinnamon Cake

Apple Cinnamon Cake IngredientsFlour - 3/4 cup Eggs - 3 Caster sugar - 1/2 cup Apples - 4 Raisins - 1/2 cup Ground cinnamon - 1 to 2 tsps Honey - 3 to 4 tbsps Water - 1 tbsp Low fat soft cheese - 1 cup Low fat fromage frais - 4 tbsps Lemon juice - 2 teaspoons Apricot glaze - 3 tbspsDirections: Preheat oven to 375, and lightly grease a cake tin. Beat the eggs with sugar in a bowl until thick. Sift the flour and cinnamon over the egg mixture, and mix in with a spoon. Add in to the prepared cake tin, and bake for 25 to 30 minutes. Meanwhile, peel and core the apples. Then cut 3 apples into thin slices. Put in a pot, and add 2 tablespoons of honey and 1 tablespoon of water. Cook on low heat for 10 minutes. Add in the raisins and cinnamon, and mix well. Let it cool. In a bowl, mix the soft cheese with 1 tablespoon of honey, fromage frais, and the lemon juice. Mix well. When the cake is done, cut it in half horizontally - so you have 2 round halves. Spread on 2/3 of the cheese mixture, and top off with the cooked apples and sauce. The place the other half on top. Spread the leftover cheese mixture on top of the cake. Thinly slice the last apple, and lay it in a circular shape. Brush on the apricot glaze, and its ready to serve. For this low fat cake recipe, instead of using apple, you can also use other fruits such as peaches, pears, and oranges