GLUTEN FREE, NUT FREE, SOY FREE, VEGAN SWEET ZUCCHINI CAKE FROM A HEALTH FOODIE

 

  • Cooking Time: 60
  • Servings: 12
  • Preparation Time: 15

Ingredients

  • 2 heaping cups of grated zucchini
  • 2 cups gluten free oat flour
  • 1 cup cooked millet
  • 1/3 cup coconut sugar
  • ¼ cup coconut oil
  • ¼ cup maple syrup
  • ¼ cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 3 Tbsp coconut milk
  • 2 Tbsp sprouted ground flax seed
  • 2 tsp gluten free baking soda
  • 1 1/2 tsp gluten free baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • ¼ tsp Himalayan salt
  • Pinch of ground nutmeg
  • *1/4 cup organic chopped walnuts (optional)
  • *1/4 cup organic golden raisins (optional)

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 180 / 350ºF.
  • Sift the oat flour, flaxseeds, cinnamon, nutmeg, baking soda, baking powder and salt into a large mixing bowl. Set aside.
  • Remove excess water from grated zucchini by placing it in a kitchen towel and squeezing out the liquid over the sink.
  • Place the zucchini into your stand mixer bowl along with the millet, coconut oil, coconut sugar, maple syrup, applesauce and coconut milk. Mix ingredients together on a low speed.
  • While the stand mixer is still on low, add the dry ingredients 1/3 at a time until just combined.
  • Fold in the optional chopped walnuts and raisins if desired.
  • Pour into a standard size loaf pan that has been lined with parchment paper.
  • Sprinkle the top of the cake with coconut sugar and cinnamon.
  • Bake for approximately 50-60 minutes, cool, and devour. YUMMO!

Notes

I got this recipe from Patrice Pollack from A Health Foodie.

This was Recipe #20 in the "Gluten Free Baking With KitchenAid" event.

This delectable vegan sweet zucchini cake is just one example of Patrice's fabulous creativity. I LOVED this cake. It is moist and full of flavour. I LOVE zucchini cake, and this one is decadent without being too heavy! Patrice has some wonderful simple tasty recipes on her site.

Learn more about Patrice Pollack at A Health Foodie.

Categories: Cake 

Author Credit: Patrice Pollack from A Health Foodie

Website Credit: http://www.ahealthfoodie.com/

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