The teatime cravings are real. I’ve made this deliciously spiced cake a couple of times for my family and it has been a hit. It was swiped in a day! It’s moist, buttery rich and super delicate. The spices are just enough and not too overpowering. It tastes great hot out of the oven or even better the next day with a layer of butter and a cup of hot tea.
Well I can’t say that I’ve been eating much cake recently since I still can’t tolerate the wheat but every now and then I sneak in a slice. I have been playing around with gluten free flours and they work for me but they don’t give that amazing crumble that you get with a wheat flour.
I have no idea why it took me so long to figure this out. I mean, who knew subbing spaghetti squash for vermicelli in Sevya would work. For those of us gluten intolerant peeps, I have to say it’s delicious.
A couple of days back, half way through my lunch of spaghetti squash and meatballs, I was already thinking about dessert. Really, what is a meal without dessert. It doesn’t have to be sugar laden or full of fat. Just a piece of fruit with nut butter would do. But, that was not what I was thinking of then. I wanted a warm bowl of sevya and low and behold the idea came to me. If this delicious vegetable satisfied my craving for spaghetti, why not try making sevya with it. And that’s exactly what I did.
Oh my gosh! I can’t tell you how much I’m in love with this heavenly after dinner treat. Actually it’s an any time treat if you ask me, it’s so darn good! And …. sshhhh… Don’t tell anyone there ain’t a speck of cane sugar in here. Yes, you heard me. Seriously there isn’t any sugar and don’t get me wrong, there aren’t any icky artificial sweeteners in it either. It’s pure and clean. Made with date syrup, cocoa chips and grass fed butter. These delightful balls are then rolled in unsweetened cocoa and cocoa nibs.
Again… it has been a tad bit too long since I wrote to you last. As I mentioned in my previous post I was working on “Project Ghee”, well I don’t think I called it that exactly … but it sure does sound good right now 🙂
Anyway, let me tell you what I’ve been up too. I’ve been preoccupied with ‘GHEE’, now I’m sure you shaking your head and thinking, “Really Shamim, like you had to tell us that!” (sarcasm intended) Well, of course it’s ghee. Ghee all the way baby!