Delicious Raw Cakes – Soaking Nuts

I have recentlyTiramisu started making raw cakes.  Pictured is a raw, vegan version of Tiramisu with no processed sugar.

Cashew nuts are often a really good way to add a creamy consistency to the topping.  Including almonds make a crunchy base.

An important thing to note is that it is always good to soak any nuts that you use in the recipe. It is recommended to soak for 7-24hours.  I do this overnight wich takes little effort and only a bit of forsight.  Soaking eliminates or minimises nutritional inhibitors and toxic substances found in nuts grains and seeds

Click this article which explains the Benefits of Soaking Nuts

In summary:

  1. To remove or reduce phytic acid.
  2. To remove or reduce tannins.
  3. To neutralize the enzyme inhibitors.
  4. To encourage the production of beneficial enzymes.
  5. To increase the amounts of vitamins, especially B vitamins.
  6. To break down gluten and make digestion easier.
  7. To make the proteins more readily available for absorption.
  8. To prevent mineral deficiencies and bone loss.
  9. To help neutralize toxins in the colon and keep the colon clean.
  10. To prevent many health diseases and conditions.

Enjoy creating….:)

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