Do you like walnuts? We here at My Grandma's definitely do. We put walnuts in many of the cakes we make! Luckily for those of you saying "ewww" to the idea of walnuts, it is also possible to special order any of our cakes without walnuts if you so choose, but this particular post might not be for you.
|A delicious walnut and streusel ribbon runs through the center of our Cinnamon Walnut Coffee Cake.|
1. Walnuts are good for your heart!
Walnuts contain the amino acid l-arginine, which has multiple heart benefits. They also contain a lot of monounsaturated fats and omega 3 fatty acids; both heart healthy fats are found in walnuts. Omega-3s are particularly anti-inflammatory, and can prevent blood clots from forming.
2. Walnuts contain more antioxidants than their nut peers!
|Granny Smith Apple Coffee Cake. The walnuts and baked apple slices make the best decorations!|
Walnuts contain several antioxidants that are only found in a few common foods and are very powerful. These have many health benefits, including controlling speed of aging by fighting free radicals.
3. Walnuts are good for your brain!
Vitamin E, folate, melatonin, omega-3 fats, and antioxidants can all help enhance cognitive function.My Grandma's uses the best quality Mariani California walnuts in our cakes. Delicious and healthy, they make the perfect addition to our scrumptious and moist coffee cakes, from our original Cinnamon Walnut cakes to Cape Cod Cranberry to Ted Williams Chocolate.
|Ted Williams Chocolate Coffee Cake Skewers. So many ways to eat My Grandma's Coffee Cakes!|
So enjoy that cake with the knowledge that you are doing your body good. Because there is no better feeling than enjoying a delicious slice of My Grandma's with your morning coffee or tea!
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