Gluten Free Apple Walnut Coffee Cake

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In this gluten free dessert, apples and walnuts make a delightful combination of interesting textures and earthy flavours. This healthy snack is rich in healthy nutrients and packed with protein and fiber. Add a scoop of coconut ice cream and enjoy this apple walnut cake for dessert

 

 

Ingredients

  • 4 organic apples, peel, core and roughly chop
  • 1 cup sulfite free currants or raisins, soak in hot water for 15 minutes then drain
  • 1 Tbsp. + 1 tsp. GF ground cinnamon
  • ½ cup pure maple syrup
  • 2 cups all purpose gluten-free flour + 2 tbsp. gluten-free, aluminum free baking powder
  • 1 Tbsp. demerara sugar
  • 1 Tbsp. GF ground flaxseed
  • ½ tsp. sea salt
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 large egg, at room temperature
  • 1 cup roughly chopped raw walnuts
  • 3 Tbsp. melted coconut oil
  • Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 400 F
  • In a large bowl combine apples, currants/raisins, 1 tablespoon of cinnamon and ½ cup maple syrup. Set aside
  • In a separate bowl mix flour, baking powder, demerara sugar, flaxseed, salt, and 1 teaspoon of cinnamon
  • In a small bowl whisk together water and egg. Add egg mix and apple mix to dry ingredients and combine until all the dry ingredients are covered. Do not over mix
  • Pour batter into an 8” x 10” baking pan lined with parchment paper and sprinkle with walnuts. Pour melted coconut oil over top. Bake for 30 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the middle comes our clean


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