Apple and rolled grains cake

Today is sweet time. But is a pretty healthy sweet made of wholesome grains and a lot of fruit. A perfect way to start your mornings.

This cake has rolled grains, 10 grains “grits”, apples, raisins and walnuts. All . To top it off, there is no eggs, very little sugar and no butter or oil. Yet it tastes great!

Now on the tweaks: I added quite a lot of apples for the cake. I love it, but it makes the cake a bit crumbly. If you want a firmer slice, you should consider adding less apples.

Also, I added very little sugar and used tart apples. If you like your sweets on the sweeter side, feel free to up the sugar or change the apples to a sweeter variety.

Whatever you do, enjoy this cake: it is almost guilt free!


  • 3 oz. flour
  • 3 oz. 10 grains hot cereal
  • 3. oz rolled grains (or rolled oats)
  • 1 cup warm water
  • 1/4 cup yogurt
  • 1-2 oz sugar (according to taste)
  • 2 granny smith apples
  • 1 pink lady apple
  • 1/4 cup rasin
  • 1/4 cup chopped walnuts


  1. Mix the warm water with the hot cereal, the rolled grains, and the raisin. Let stand for 15 minutes or so.
  2. Meanwhile, dice the apples and toss them in flour and chop the walnuts to coarse.
  3. Mix the yogurt, the flour, the sugar, the walnuts and the apples with the oats mixture.
  4. Pour in a loaf pan lined with parchment paper.
  5. Bake at 350F for one hour or until dried out.
  6. Eat cold.
  7. You can slice the leftovers and freeze them. When you want to eat the cake, just toast them in the oven.