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gluten-free gingerbread apple cake

Baked Apple Gingerbread Cake


  • Author: Meghan Telpner
  • Total Time: 40 mins
  • Yield: Serves 4-6 1x

Ingredients

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Dry Ingredients

  • ¾ cup gluten-free brown rice flour
  • ¾ cup gluten-free buckwheat flour
  • 1/4 cup sunflower seed meal
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp nutmeg, freshly ground
  • pinch of clove
  • pinch of sea salt

Wet Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp fresh grated ginger
  • 1/4 cup coconut sugar
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 1/4 cup blackstrap molasses
  • 1/3 cup applesauce
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 1 Tbsp apple cider vinegar
  • 1/4 cup ghee or coconut oil
  • 1 tbsp chia, ground and mixed with 1/4 cup warm water

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 F
  2. Line cake pan with parchment or grease with ghee/oil and dust with flour.
  3. Mix together all dry ingredients.
  4. In a separate bowl or blender, whisk/gently blend together the grated ginger, sugar, syrup, molasses, apple sauce, water vinegar and butter/oil.
  5. Mix wet into dry and add the chia paste.
  6. Pour into cake pan and smooth out with a spatula
  7. Bake for about 25 minutes, until the top is lightly browned and a toothpick, inserted into the centre comes out clean.

Notes

You may wish to use 2 cups of your own favourite gluten-free flour blend.

  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Cook Time: 25 mins