Red Quinoa, Apple & Cranberry Cake w/Homemade Cream Cheese Frosting

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 12
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 328.7
  • Total Fat: 16.3 g
  • Cholesterol: 73.9 mg
  • Sodium: 230.9 mg
  • Total Carbs: 42.9 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2.5 g
  • Protein: 4.9 g

View full nutritional breakdown of Red Quinoa, Apple & Cranberry Cake w/Homemade Cream Cheese Frosting calories by ingredient
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Number of Servings: 12

Ingredients

    1 cup whole wheat flour
    1 cup cooked red quinoa
    3/4 cup raw sugar
    1/2 cup (1 stick) I can't believe it's not butter
    1 tbsp vanilla extract
    3 eggs
    1 tsp baking powder
    1 large Granny Smith Apple, chopped
    1 cup dried cranberries

    Cream Cheese Frosting
    1 8 oz package cream cheese
    1/2 cup (1 stick) I can't believe it's not butter
    1 cup powdered sugar
    1 tsp vanilla extract

Directions

Preheat oven to 350. Greese a 9 inch pan.

Sift flour and baking powder into medium bowl. In larger bowl, beat together eggs, sugar & vanilla extract until smoth. slowly add the flour mixture in small batches, whisking in between batches to ensure everything is properly incorporated. add the melted butter and combine. Next, add the red quinoa, folding it into the mixture gently. Finally, add the chopped apple and cranberries and mix together well. Fold quinoa into mixture gently. Finally, add chopped apple & cranberries and mix together well. Pour better into cake pan & bake for 35 mins or until center is no longer wet when tested w/toothpick.

To make frosting, combine ingredients w/electric mixer (softened cream cheese, softened butter, sugar, vanilla extract).

When cake is finished baking, remove from oven & cool on a rack for 10-154 mins before removing from pan. Frost.

12 servings

Number of Servings: 12

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user LVNDRANGEL1.

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