- Preheat your oven to 180 C
- Grease your cake tin.
- Cut the figs into thin slices and put them at the bottom of the tray.
- Cover the figs with the agave syrup and set aside.
- Add the egg yolks into a bowl.
- Put the flour, baking powder and baking soda in a separate bowl and mix.
- Add the dry ingredients to the yolks and mix with a mixer.
- Add the Greek yogurt.
- In a separate bowl whisk the egg whites until they have turned into a foam.
- Add the whites to the mixture.
- Put it in the tray.
- Bake for approximately 85 minutes.
- Cover the tray halfway through the baking.
- When it is completely baked, turn over the cake and put more agave syrup on top.
Cake has always been a temptation for almost all of us. Contrary to popular belief, cakes can be transformed into a healthier version of themselves. Sugar is still sugar, but there are other ingredients that provide more nutritional benefits than expected. Here’s what this cake provides:
–Chlorogenic acid [can help lower blood glucose levels; controls blood glucose]
–potassium, manganese, vitamin K, vitamin B6, magnesium, calcium, thiamine, vitamin A, vitamin C
–Polyphenols [combat oxidative stress]
–Fiber [Aids digestion;reduces risk of heart disease; may help with weight loss]
Greek yogurt contains:
-Protein [helps with building bones, muscles, cartilage, skin, hair; provides energy; maintains muscle mass]
–Probiotics [boost the immune system; decrease the risk of gastrointestinal issues]
–Calcium [Builds strong muscles and bones]
–Vitamin B12 [beneficial for red blood cell formation, brain functions, DNA synthesis]
-Potassium [Lowers blood pressure; balances sodium levels]
–Iodine [Important for proper thyroid function]