This Apple Cake Features the Surprise Ingredient of Quinoa

By: Emilie Picillo - Published: Mar 28, 2014 • References: foodieunderground and refinery29
The surprise ingredient in this healthy apple cake recipe is quinoa! The power food that has been getting the utmost attention from culinary specialists, foodies and home cooks alike.

A Quinoa Apple Spice Cake isn't just a cake, but an institution that may even classify as its own food group. Most of the time when people consider quinoa, it's a savory food that's mixed in with salads among other vegetables like chickpeas, peppers, lettuce and even cranberries.

However, it truly is a super-food that can be incorporated in a meal at any time of day. As long as the grain is cooked well, you can include it in this cake that melts in your mouth and features just the right hint of spice.