I love eggs, for breakfast, in puddings, in desserts and even in cakes.
My mum fasts a lot and trying to make a cake so that everyone can eat all the times, becomes tricky.
I mean there are only so many cake designs one can do with chocolate and vanilla cake, so I did some research.
Apparently you can substitute an egg in a recipe, you can use vinegar, bananas and even apple sauce.
Now I know that mixing baking powder and vinegar is going to cause my cake to explode and I seriously hate cleaning a dirty oven so that option is a big no NO.
Bananas are okay, but if the recipe asks for 6 eggs, to use 6 bananas in a recipe turns the cake into a banana cake and that is not what I want.
So we are at the apple sauce option. It is actually really simple to make.
8 granny smith apples, peeled and cut into cubes.
4 tbsp. cold tap water.
4 tbsp. lime juice, I used the store-bought juice not fresh.
3 tbsp. castor sugar.
Place all the ingredients in a pot, cover and allow to boil on a medium heat, till soft.
Remove from the heat and pour into a bowl.
Add the castor sugar and fold into the apple mixture.
Allow to cool and store in an airtight container in the fridge till ready to use.
Prepared, tried and tested by: Bobby Swanson
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