Gluten-Free Banana Apple and Zucchini Cake

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This gluten-free banana apple and zucchini cake is a combination of fresh fruit, zucchini, almonds and flax. Starting your day with this healthy nutrient dense cake will keep you energized for hours. Kids especially love this cake, making this a wonderful way to included fruits and vegetables in their diet

 

Ingredients

  • 2 cups almond meal (not almond flour)
  • ½ cup all-purpose gluten free flour blend
  • 1 Tbsp. GF ground flaxseed
  • 1 tsp. GF aluminum-free baking soda
  • 1 tsp. GF ground cinnamon
  • ¼ tsp. sea salt
  • 2 very ripe bananas mashed with a fork
  • 1 cup grated apple with skin (about 1 medium size apple)
  • 1 cup grated zucchini with skin (about 1 small zucchini)
  • ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil
  • ¼ cup pure maple syrup
  • 2 Tbsp. fresh lemon juice and zest of 1 lemon
  • 2 eggs whisked (or egg substitute, see our recipe for egg sub)
  • 2 tsp. pure vanilla extract
  • Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 F and line the bottom of an 8x8-inch baking pan with parchment paper
  • In a large bowl combine all the dry ingredients
  • In a separate bowl whisk together remaining ingredients
  • Pour wet ingredients into dry and mix well. Pour batter into prepared baking pan and bake for 45 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the middle of the cake comes out clean. Cool completely before removing from the pan


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