Nutrition per serving: 210 kcal, 13g Fats, 21g Carbs, 4g Protein

PCOS FRIENDLY ORANGE AND POPPY SEED CAKE

Recipe by PCOS Meal PrepCourse: Dessert

Servings

12

servings

Prep time

10

minutes

Cooking time

40

minutes

Calories

210

kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 cup (125g) all-purpose flour

  • ½ cup (50g) ground almonds

  • 1 ½ tsp. baking powder

  • 1 tsp. salt

  • 3 large eggs

  • ½ cup (100g) coconut sugar

  • ½ cup (120ml) olive oil

  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract

  • zest from 1 small orange

  • ½ cup (120ml) orange juice 

  • 2 tbsp. poppy seeds

Directions

  • Preheat the oven to 350°F (180°C). Grease a 9-inch round cake pan, ideally one with a loose bottom, and set aside.
  • In a medium bowl, whisk together the flour, ground almonds, baking powder and salt. Set aside.
  • In a large bowl, beat the eggs, for around a minute, using a hand blender. Add in the sugar and beat again for about 45 seconds. Now add the olive oil and beat until the mixture has thickened slightly. Add in the vanilla extract, orange zest and orange juice, and beat again until well combined.
  • Next, add the dry ingredients to the wet mixture, along with the poppy seeds and mix well until the cake batter is well combined and smooth. 
  • Pour the cake batter into the prepared cake pan, and bake for 35-40 minutes, until a toothpick inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean.
  • Remove the cake from the oven and allow the cake to cool for 10 minutes in the pan, before removing it from the tin and allowing it to cool completely on a wire rack.
  • Serving suggestion
  • Dust over some powdered sugar and additional orange zest. 

Nutrition Facts

12 servings per container


Calories210

  • Amount Per Serving% Daily Value *
  • Total Fat
    13g
    20%

    • Amount Per Serving% Daily Value *
    • Total Carbohydrate
      21g
      8%

      • Protein
        4g
        8%

        * The % Daily Value tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.