How to make antioxidant cake pops

The gourmet break in the afternoon need not just be a sweet fest, but an opportunity to take lots of vitamins and antioxidants.

How to make antioxidant cake pops1

Goat Cheese and Pistachio Cake Pops

Serves 6

Ingredients

120g flour
2 tbsps grape seed flour
4 tbsps olive oil
3 eggs
100g fromage blanc (cow’s milk white cheese)
1 tsp baking powder
50g goat’s cheese
5 sprigs chives
4 tbsps liquid honey
100g roasted and
salted pistachios
Salt, to taste
Pepper, to taste

Method
1 Preheat oven to 150 deg C. Mix flours, baking powder, salt and pepper. Add eggs, olive oil andfromageblanc.

2 Rinse and chop chives, cube goat cheese.

3 Stir chives and goat cheese into dough. Mix gently.

4 Pour batter into greased cake pop moulds. Cook for 15 mins. Let cool and remove from moulds.

5 Chop pistachios. Lightly brush cake pops with honey, then roll in chopped pistachios.

6 Add toothpicks and serve.

Cake pops can be baked in advance. Coat them with the chopped pistachios — which help in reducing bad cholesterol, LDL, and increases good cholesterol, HDL — just before serving, to keep them crisp.

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