BARLEYmaxTM Honey Cake
Makes 12 serves

 Adapted from The Monday Morning Cook Book
https://mondaymorningcookingclub.com.au/recipe/ginas-hair-raising-honey-cake/

 

Ingredients
¾ cup BARLEYmaxTM flour
¾ cup plain flour
1.5 cups self raising flour
1.5 tsp bicarbonate of soda
1/3 cup cocoa powder
4 eggs
1.5 cup castor sugar
¾ cup extra virgin olive oil
500g honey
¼ tsp vanilla extract
1.5 cups hot water

Method

  1. Preheat an oven to 180ºC. Grease a large deep angel cake tin.
  2. Sift the flours and bicarb into a large bowl. Add the cocoa powder and mix well.
  3. In a separate bowl, mix the eggs, castor sugar, olive oil and honey together until well mixed.
  4. Pour the egg mixture slowly into the flour mixture, alternating with the hot water. Mix well.
  5. Pour into the cake tin. Bake for 70 minutes or until a skewer inserted into the cake comes out clean. If the top starts to burn, add a layer of baking paper to cover the cake.
  6. Allow the cake to cool before turning out onto a wire rack.

 

Did you know….

  • By replacing haf the regular flour with BARLEYmaxTM flour, each serve contains about 30% more dietary fibre.
  • BARLEYmaxTM is a great flour substitute to increase your daily dietary fibre intake.

Honey Cake – Original
Monday Morning CookBook

Note that recipe states “dash of vanilla extract”. 0.5 teaspoons vanilla extract was used in the recipe analysis.

 Serves: 12

Recipe Analysis (per serve 141g)
Energy (kJ/Cal) 2215/529
Protein (g) 6.5
Fat – total (g) 16.5
  Saturated Fat (g) 2.3
Carbohydrate – total (g) 90
  Sugar (g) 63.2
Dietary Fibre (g) 3.8
Sodium (mg) 315

Honey Cake – BARLEYmax

Half of plain flour of the original recipe (112.5g) was substituted for BARLEYmax flour. Note that recipe states “dash of vanilla extract”. 0.5 teaspoons vanilla extract was used in the recipe analysis.

Serves: 12

Recipe Analysis (per serve 141g)
Energy (kJ/Cal) 2205/527
Protein (g) 7.0
Fat – total (g) 17.2
  Saturated Fat (g) 2.3
Carbohydrate – total (g) 86.0
  Sugar (g) 64.0
Dietary Fibre (g) 6.0
Sodium (mg) 316