Gluten Free Apple and Carrot Cake

    Gluten Free Apple and Carrot Cake


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    This gluten, wheat, dairy, and egg free cake is a real treat. Packed with full of fruit flavours and lots of health giving ingredients. Using the agave syrup instead of the sugar also makes it sugar free.

    Serves: 12 

    • 1 tablespoon oil, for greasing
    • 1 orange
    • 230g self raising gluten free flour
    • 1/2 teaspoon gluten free baking powder
    • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
    • 140g brown sugar (or agave syrup)
    • 5 tablespoons canola oil (or 3 tablespoons oil and 2 tablespoons apple sauce)
    • 140g finely grated carrot
    • 1 apple, peeled, cored and diced
    • 85g diced dried apricots, unsulphured
    • icing sugar, for dusting

    Preparation:20min  ›  Cook:50min  ›  Ready in:1hour10min 

    1. Preheat the oven to 180 degrees C. Grease a cake tin with oil.
    2. Zest and juice the orange. Reserve the zest and 5 tablespoons of juice.
    3. In a large bowl mix the flour, baking powder and cinnamon together.
    4. Add the reserved orange juice, brown sugar and canola oil. Stir well.
    5. Add the grated carrot, apple, orange zest and apricots then stir until well mixed. Spoon into the prepared cake tin.
    6. Bake for 50 minutes. Cool on a rack before removing from the tin.
    7. Serve upside down with a dusting of icing sugar.

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    I found this cake to to very moist and tasty. My six year old son enjoyed it and didn't believe there was carrot in there. Unlike a lot of gluten free cakes I found it stays fresh and moist, I will definitely make it again. - 03 Nov 2011

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