Hanukkah Gelt Double Fudge Chocolate Layer Cake Recipe

Hanukkah Gelt Double Fudge Chocolate Layer Cake has a very high-calorie, very high-carb, high-fat and average-protein content. It is a good source of Iron.

The food contains 73.3g of carbs. The carbohydrate profile of the the food reveals it is average in complex carbs and very high in Simple carbs. Carbs are our primary source of energy but its source should be chosen with utmost care. Complex carbs are a more desirable addition to your diet, where as simple carbs should be consumed in moderation as it is very easily broken down, assimilated and absorbed in the body. Its very high sugar content puts it in the top 10 percentile. This is often undesirable for people watching their sugar intake. With 5.2 gms of protein, it is average in protein content, which is an important macronutrient that helps with tissue repair, provides energy and improves immunity.

However, the high fat content makes it unsuitable if you're on a low-fat diet plan. It's average MUFA and average PUFA. In terms of Polyunsaturated Fat content it is ranked in the top 10% of all food items.

It gives a good yield of Iron at 4 gms/ serving, and should be included in an Iron rich diet. Iron is essential to help carry oxygen from the lungs to the muscles and other organs, and is especially helpful for pregnant women. It has an average density of Sodium, thus making it suitable for a low-sodium diet. It is also an average source of Selenium, which is an important antioxidant especially in combination with vitamin E.

It belongs to Jewish cuisine. Ideally consumed as a Dessert.

Based on the composite nutritive standing Hanukkah Gelt Double Fudge Chocolate Layer Cake has been given a composite ranking of 6, and sparingly.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein4%
 Calories from Fat47%
 Calories from Carbs50%

Why this is good for you

  • High in Iron

Why this is bad for you

  • High in Cholesterol
  • Very high in Saturated Fat

Diet Suitability

Atkins DietLOW
Low Fat DietLOW
Zone DietLOW

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A209.9 IU4.2%Top 30%High
Retinol57 mcg
Vitamin C0 mg
Vitamin D9.3 IU2.3%Top 30%High
Thiamin0 mg
Riboflavin0 mg
Niacin0 mg
Vitamin B60 mg
Folate6.6 mcg1.7%Bottom 30%Low
Folic Acid0 mcg
Vitamin B120 mcg
Pantothenic Acid0 mg

Mineral Analysis

Calcium30.5 mg3%Mid 40%Average
Iron2.6 mg14.7%Top 10%Very High
Magnesium7.9 mg2%Bottom 30%Low
Phosphorus62.3 mg6.2%Mid 40%Average
Potassium38.4 mg1.1%Bottom 30%Low
Sodium159.8 mg6.7%Mid 40%Average
Zinc0 mg
Copper0 mg
Manganese0 mg
Selenium6.6 mcg9.5%Mid 40%Average

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate48.5 g16.2%Top 10%Very High
Dietary Fiber1.7 g6.9%Top 30%High
Sugars34.5 g
Glucose0 mg
Fructose0 mg
Lactose0 mg
Maltose0 mg
Galactose0 mg

Protein Analysis

Protein3.4 g6.9%Mid 40%Average
Tryptophan0 mg
Threonine0 mg
Isoleucine0 mg
Leucine0 mg
Lysine0 mg
Methionine0 mg
Cystine0 mg
Phenylalanine0 mg
Tyrosine0 mg
Valine0 mg
Arginine0 mg
Histidine0 mg
Alanine0 mg
Aspartic Acid0 mg
Glutamic Acid0.7 mg
Glycine0 mg
Proline0 mg
Serine0 mg
Hydroxyproline0 mg

Fat Analysis

Total Fat20.4 g31.4%Top 30%High
Saturated Fat6.4 g31.8%Top 30%High
Monounsaturated Fat6 g
Polyunsaturated Fat6.6 g

Other Nutrients Analysis

Alcohol0 g
Ash0.7 g
Caffeine3.3 mg
Theobromine17.2 mg

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 581 Calories from Fat 277

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 30.8 g 47.4%

Saturated Fat 9.6 g 48%

Trans Fat

Cholesterol 62.5 mg 20.8%

Sodium 241.3 mg 10.1%

Total Carbohydrates 73.3 g 24.4%

Dietary Fiber 2.6 g10.4%

Sugars 52.1 g

Protein 5.2 g 10.4%

Vitamin A 6.3% Vitamin C

Calcium 4.6% Iron 22.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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