This cake was made by Pam for my 59th Birthday which happened to be during our Sunfood Yoga Retrest in Spain and as everyone loved it so much  I am happy to share the recipe here with all of you!

Its healthy, nutritious, and delicious too!

Birthday Cake

This cake was made by Sam for my Birthday and as everyone loved it so much and it’s healthy, nutritious, and delicious too I want to share the recipe here with all of you!

hazelnut sponge cake

Hazelnut sponge cake

A lovely birthday cake, which is not too sweet and has many healthy ingredients sneaked into it
Prep Time 1 hour
Servings 12 people


  • 1 kitchen machine
  • 1 freezer



  • 80 gram finerly ground hazelnuts
  • 40 gram peeled courgettes
  • 1/2 juiced lemon
  • 1/2 teaspoon psylium powder
  • 5 tabllespoons agave
  • 60 gram cocnut flour

Ice Topping

  • 20 ml coconut oil melted
  • 9 tablespoons cashewcream
  • 2 tablespoons Agave syrop
  • 2 tablespoons coconut sugar
  • 4 tablespoons coffee ( optional)
  • 6 drops vanille essence ofr powder ( optional)


First process all ingredients for the base in a kitchen machine. Its consistency should be crumbly but stick together when you squeeze.
Press it into a dish about 5 cm lined with kitchen paper then kace into the freezer/fridge while you make the icing.
For the icing whizz all ingredients in a blender or kitchen machine and pour it over the cake base that you take out of the freezer/fridge and chill further for a minimum of 2 or 3 hours to set.
When ready decorate with fresh strawberries or anything you like really!

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