AMARANTH CUPCAKES WITH RASPBERRIES

20.06.2014

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Our wonderful friend and Polish celebrity chef Monika Mrozowska is known for her food to be not only vegetarian and delicious but full of goodness for your body and soul. One of her favourite desserts she has shared with Naturally Connected. Enjoy these delicious amaranth cupcakes with friends & family and open your soul to a whole tonne of goodness.

AMARANTH CUPCAKES WITH FREEZE DRIED RASPBERRIES

Ingredients for the cases:

3/4 cup of whole meal flour, 1/2 cup of amaranth flakes, 4 tbspoons of brown sugar, 3 tbspoons of double cream, 70g of butter

Mix flour, amaranth flakes, sugar and cream with melted butter until all the ingredients are combained. Divide ready mixture into 6 equal parts and crush with your fingers into the buttered cupcake moulds. Bake at 200 degrees for about 25 minuts.

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Ingredients for the almond paste:

50g of ground almonds, 100ml of fresh cream, 2 teespoons of brown sugar, freeze dried raspberries

Mix ground almond, cream and sugar and heat up very gently until thicken a bit. Cool down the mixture. Spoon the almond into the already baked cases and decorate with freeze dried raspberries. 

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Kids will love the crunchy texture of the freeze dried raspberries. You can have fun and experiment with different fruit like blueberry or strawberry.

If you have any problems with sourcing ingredients, you can buy them at: www.naturallyconnected.co.uk  or at: www.healthysuppliers.co.uk

Why should we love amaranth?

Gluten free

Contains more protein then any other gluten free grain

Excelente source of lysine (amino acid)

Contains more magnesium, iron and fiber then any other gluten free grain

High content of squalene, which delays ageing processes

Regulates biosynthesis of cholesterol

Considerable content of vitamin B, A E and C

 

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