Cardamom Cake

9″ dish
350 degrees for 30-35 minutes

Preparation:

Soak:

1/2 cup of Wolfberries for 10 minutes in water and drain

Mix dry ingredients:

2 cups barley flour
3 tsp baking soda
1 Tbsp fresh ground cardamom
4 Medjool dates chopped

In large bowl: place wet ingredients:

3 eggs: beat them
1/3 cup maple syrup
1.25 cups Apricot Juice
2 tsp freshly grated ginger root

Frosting: apple sauce mixed with rose water (1/2 cup rose water to 32 oz jar of sauce)

Butter or oil 9“ cake pan

Mix dry ingredients into wet: Mix in date pieces and drained wolfberries. Pour batter into pan filling 1/2 way. Pop in the oven for 30 minutes. Cool a bit and serve with apple sauce which has rose water mixed into it.

Energetics:

Blood and yin tonic, making energy and nourishment readily available to the body. Improves blood circulation. Particularly beneficial to the Lungs, Stomach and Spleen, Wolfberries support critical energy needs and improve vision, aid sexual energies. Frosting opens heart and lifts spirits.

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