Diet Cake with Oats, Walnuts & Orange

Diet Cake with Oats, Walnuts & Orange
Difficulty: Beginner Prep Time 30 min Cook Time 40 min Rest Time 15 min Total Time 1 hr 25 mins
Cooking Temp: 180  °C Servings: 8
Best Season: Suitable throughout the year

Ingredients

Main:

Chocolate Ganache:

Method

Cake:

  1. Line the base and sides of an 8-inch springform cake tin with baking paper.

  2. In a large bowl soak the oats in the orange juice and leave to rest for 15 minutes.

  3. In another bowl whisk by hand the eggs and sugar till well combined.

  4. To the bowl of oats fold in the orange pulp, followed by the eggs.

  5. Now add the walnuts, coconut, orange zest, baking powder/soda, and stir through, then add the vegetable oil.

  6. Pour into prepared cake tin and bake at 180C/350F for 40 minutes.

  7. Leave to cool completely before covering with chocolate ganache.

Chocolate Ganache:

  1. Place the chopped chocolate in a small bowl and pour over the hot milk.

  2. Leave to stand a few minutes till the chocolate softens, then stir with a hand balloon whisk till smooth.

  3. Pour and spread over the cooled cake.

  4. Enjoy!