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apple cake ayurveda healthy recipe

This healthy apple cake recipe is a total winner! Healthy & delicious. Light & moist. It makes the perfect breakfast or snack with a cup of tea.

The clever mix of spices and ingredients makes it satisfying for our taste buds as it covers the 6 tastes of ayurveda and easy to digest.

This healthy apple cake recipe was shared by the Ayurveda Institute in London and kindly baked for us students on several occasions!


  • 3 teaspoons of baking powder
  • 4 teaspoons vanilla essence/powder
  • 250g flour
  • 250g jaggery or coconut sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 500g of apples (cooking variety, peeled &cut into 2 inch pieces)
  • 250g softened butter
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • Flaked almonds
  • Lime juice


  • Peel and chop the apple into 2 inch pieces
  • Keep the apple into a bowl of water with lime juice (to stop apple going brown)
  • Preheat oven to 180 degrees
  • Cream the butter and sugar together
  • Beat in the eggs, one at a time
  • Add the plain flour & baking powder/spices
  • Stir in apples
  • Mix together into smooth
  • Place in a cake tin in the oven for approx. 20mins
  • Decorate with flaked almond nuts (optional)


Enjoy the apple cake still a little warm on a cosy winter afternoon!

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