The name cinnamon comes from the Latin, 'canella', 'stick'. Around 2800 BC cinnamon is already mentioned in the spice book of the Chinese emperor Shen Nung. Cinnamon is an antioxidant and inhibits the growth of fungi and bacteria.Bottom Filling
- 5 medium-sized apples
- ½ cup dates
- 1 cup soaked raisins
- 1 teaspoon Peruvian carob
- ½ cup soaked walnuts
- coconut chips
Pulse-blend all ingredients for the filling, except the walnuts and coconut chips, in a food processor to a coarse crumble. Chop the walnuts and stir them into the apple filling by hand. Cover the cake base with the crumble and decorate with the coconut chips.
Let the cake set in the fridge for approx. 30 minutes.