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Suomen Kahvin Kakku
From: Chef

Delicious & Finnish! Different than North American tea-time cake, but just as good. Light and sweet.

SERVES 6 , 6 slices


  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 2/3 cup white sugar
  • 1 3/4 cups unbleached flour
  • 1 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1/4 cup canola oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 1 cup plain soymilk
  • 1 tablespoon rice wine vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 3/4 cup applesauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • cinnamon sugar
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon

Preheat oven to 350ºC.

Mix sugar, flour, oil and nutmeg in a large mixing bowl. Remove ¾ cups of mixture and place in small bowl.

Add cinnamon and nuts to small bowl. Set aside.

Mix remaining ingredients and 1 cup of small bowl mixture in large bowl. Grease square cake pan. Pour large bowl mixture inches Cover in remaining small bowl mixture.

Bake for 40-50 minutes. Top finished cake with cinnamon sugar.