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Posted in Uncategorized with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on October 27, 2012 by ecofrenfood

” Health Benefits of Consuming Dates ”

1) Dates are free from cholesterol and contain very low fat. Dates are rich in vitamins and minerals.

2) They are rich source of protein, dietary fiber and rich in vitamin B1, B2, B3 and B5 along with vitamin A1 and C.

3)It helps improve the digestive system as it contains soluble and insoluble fibers and different kinds of amino acids.

4) Dates are great energy boosters as they contain natural sugars like glucose, sucrose and fructose. To get more advantage add dates to milk and make it a very nutritious snack.

5)Dates are very low in calories and are extremely suitable for health conscious people.

6) Dates are rich in potassium and reduced in sodium. This helps regulate a healthy nervous system. Researchers have revealed the fact that potassium intake up to a certain extent can reduce risk of stroke.

7) Dates also help in lowering of the LDL cholesterol.

8) Dates have high iron content and are very useful in treating anemia. The patients can eat many dates for better advantages.

9) Dates also have fluorine that slows down the process of tooth decay.

10) It helps people suffering from constipation. Soak dates overnight and take it along with water to have added advantage.

11) Dates help in weight gain and are beneficial for those who suffer from over slimming problem.

12) Dates are excellent for alcoholic intoxication.Cures abdominal cancer.

13) It also helps in improving eye sight and helps in curing night blindness as well.

“The best thing is that it does not have any side effect on the body and is completely natural as well as it works better than medicine.”

Coke Cake

Posted in Uncategorized with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , on December 31, 2011 by ecofrenfood

While having a drink of coke the other day, it just struck me on the idea of baking a cake with it. On top of adding coke into the cake mixture, I also made some coke glazing to pour over the baked cake for a glossy finish. The taste of coke was not prominent as those who tasted the cake could not guess that coke was one of the ingredients until I told them so. Here’s how the recipes goes:

Ingredients
1 1/2 cup coke
1 cup brown sugar
3 eggs – beat/whisk until fluffy
3 tbsp salted butter
2 cups all purpose flour
1 1/2 tsp baking soda
1 tsp baking powder
1 1/2 tsp vanilla essence

Glazing:
1 1/2 cup coke
1 tbsp brown sugar

Method:
Add sugar and coke into a pan, simmer until you get a thick syrup and reduced to half the portion.
Off the heat, add butter and stir slowly to dissolve it.
Let it cool down, then the shifted the flour, soda and baking powder. Gently fold in.
Add the eggs and do the same.
Line a baking tray with parchment/baking paper, covering all sides/angles
Pour the cake mixture inside and bake at a preheated oven (10mins) – 200c for 40 Min’s or until the cake is done with.
For the glazing, simmer the coke and sugar, again to obtain a thick syrup.
Pour over the cake while its still warm.
Let the cake cool down before cutting in shapes you prefer.