- 3 tbsp chia seeds
- 180 g water (180mL)
- 300 g raw almonds
- 1 lemon, zest strips only
- 45 g brown rice flour
- 1 tsp baking powder
- 1 tsp ground ginger
- 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
- 1/4 tsp ground cardamom
- 1/4 tsp Pink Himalayan Salt
- 1 tsp vanilla extract
- 60 g extra virgin olive oil
- 100 g Rapadura Sugar
- 2 pears, thinly sliced
- 40 g sliced almonds
1h 10minPreparation 10minBaking/Cooking
Recipe is created for
TM 5Please note that the TM5 mixing bowl has a larger capacity than the TM31 (capacity of 2.2 liters instead of 2.0 liters for TM 31). Recipes for the Thermomix TM5 may not be cooked with a Thermomix TM31 for safety reasons without adjusting the quantities. Risk of scalding by spraying of hot liquids: Do not exceed the maximum filling quantity and observe the filling level markings of the mixing bowl!
Preheat oven 180C .
Line the base and sides of a spring-form 23 cm cake tin.
Combine chia seeds and water in a small bowl and set aside 5 mins. Stir, then leave a further couple of mins
Add almonds and zest strips into TM bowl and mill 40 sec/speed 10
Add flour, baking powder, spices and salt to the TM bowl and combine
30 sec/speed 4.
SET ASIDE into a small bowl.
Combine vanilla, olive oil, sugar and the reserved chia seed mixture for
40-60 sec/speed 8
Add reserved dry ingredients and combine well 30 sec/speed 4
Pour cake mixture into tin and spread out evenly. Cover top of cake with the pear slices and scatter over the sliced almonds.
Bake for 50-60 mins.
Remove from oven and cool in tin for 10 mins before transferring to a cooling rack. Serve warm or room temp with a dollop of whipped sweetened coconut cream or cashew cream
To sweeten coconut cream, you can use maple syrup, honey (not vegan), or coconut nectar. I used the nectar part of Organic Coconut Spread. Add it to the coconut cream then whip. Put the cream in the fridge and it will thicken up to dollop consistency.
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Please observe the safety instructions in the Thermomix ® instruction manual at all times.
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