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"Healthy dessert" sounds like an oxymoron, but this delicious Gluten Free Apple Cake is proof positive that it can be done!!

Gluten Free Apple Cake

"Healthy dessert" sounds like an oxymoron, but this delicious Gluten Free Apple Cake is proof positive that it can be done!!

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 285 kcal
Author Stacey aka the Soccer Mom

Ingredients

  • 1 apple
  • 1 cup quinoa cooked
  • 1/3 cup almond flour
  • 1 cup almond milk
  • 2 eggs
  • 3 teaspoon brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • pinch salt

Instructions

  1. Prepare quinoa according to directions on package. While quinoa is cooking, cut apple in half. Cut one half into thin slices; dice the other half.
  2. Add 1 cup cooked quinoa to a medium mixing bowl with diced apple and all other ingredients (set aside half of the apple you cut into slices). Stir batter until well combined.

  3. Pour batter into a greased 6.5" cast iron skillet. Arrange the sliced apples (from the other half of your apple) on top of the cake and sprinkle with cinnamon.

  4. Bake at 350° for 40-45 minutes. Allow to cool before serving.

Recipe Notes

Note: Nutrition information is a rough estimate only; actual values will vary based on the exact ingredients used and amount of recipe prepared.

Nutrition Facts
Gluten Free Apple Cake
Amount Per Serving
Calories 285 Calories from Fat 90
% Daily Value*
Fat 10g15%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Cholesterol 81mg27%
Sodium 116mg5%
Potassium 368mg11%
Carbohydrates 39g13%
Fiber 5g21%
Sugar 8g9%
Protein 11g22%
Vitamin A 145IU3%
Vitamin C 2.1mg3%
Calcium 151mg15%
Iron 2.7mg15%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.