diabetic fruit cake : diabetic-friendly and yummy

according to the american college of physicians ( acp ) diabetes is one of the leading cause of death in the united states which drives this organization to continuously research on risk factors and measures that could prevent the disease. indeed, having diabetes should be avoided at all costs because this is a chronic disease that can lead to many complications such as heart disease, hypertension, blindness, kidney failure and nervous system damage according to the current acp president. aside from being hereditary, diabetes can develop by consuming food that has high sugar content. These include sodas, breads, cakes and candies which often satisfies people with sweet tooth. Since the holiday season is fast approaching, different kinds of sweet treats would be available in the market. Although people with diabetes also crave for sweet delights, their condition prevents them from doing so. Nevertheless, organizations like informationabout diabetes came up with a diabetic fruit cake so diabetics can still enjoy the Yuletide feast without any guilt. Normally, the main culprit in bread is white sugar but the diabetic fruit cake use brown sugar so that sugar content is minimized.go ahead and follow the diabetic fruit cake recipe for your loved ones:

1/2 cup diced orange peel
1/2 cup Diced lemon peel
1/2 cup Diced dates
1/2 cup goldenraisins
1/4 cup Brandy or orange juice 2 tsp Baking powder
1/2 tsp Baking soda 1 1/2 cup All-purposeflour
1/2 tsp Ground allspice
1/3 cup Vegetable oil
2 tbsp Brown sugar
2 Eggs
1/2 cup Chopped pecans
12 Pineapple chunks

Preparation: Combine the first 5 ingredients in a large mixing bowl. Everything is added to the mixture except the pineapple chunks. Mix thoroughly. Pour into the batter into bakingcups, filling each 2/3 full. Put pineapple chunks on top of every cup. Bake for 30-35 min. at 325 degrees F. Let it cool for a few hours. This recipe can produce 12 cakes.

Although this cake is deal for diabetics, consuming food in moderation is still advised. There are other food products and beverages that are often consumed during a party which can still elevate the blood sugar level. One must always take health matters seriously.