Article 9 June 2021 Recipe of the week: Diabetic Chocolate Cake Serves 8 Next week is Diabetes Awareness Week. Diabetes is a serious condition where your blood glucose level is too high. It can happen when your body doesn’t produce enough insulin or when you can’t produce any at all. There are two main types, Type 1 and Type 2. They’re different conditions, but they’re both serious. So why not celebrate Diabetes Awareness with an indulgent chocolate cake, suitable for all to enjoy? IngredientsMethodSunflower Oil 50mlGround Almonds 80gCocoa Powder 20gBaking Powder 5gPrunes 50g3 eggs, separatedCaster Sugar 80gVanilla Extract 5mlGreek Yoghurt 100g1. Grease an 18cm round cake tin with oil and line the base with baking parchment. Preheat the oven to 180°c/gas 4. 2. Add the ground almonds to a bowl and sift in the cocoa powder and baking powder.3. Add the egg yolks to another bowl and beat for a minute, then add the caster sugar, prunes, vanilla extract and sunflower oil and beat well.4. Add the Greek yoghurt to the egg yolk mix and continue beating until well blended. 5. In a separate bowl, beat the egg whites until fluffy and forming a peak. Gently fold the egg whites into the almond mixture, then gently, into the egg yolk mixture, so you do not knock the air out of the egg whites.6. Spoon into the cake tin. Bake for 20-24 minutes until the cake is firm. Allow it to cool in the tin for 10 minutes. Remove from the tin and allow to cool on a wire rack.