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Almond Spice Cake (Gluten and dairy free)



16 portion(s)


  • 300 g almonds
  • 80 g rice syrup
  • 130 g pitted dates
  • 2 teaspoon cinnamon spice
  • 1 lemon zest
  • 200 g carrots
  • 100 g zucchini
  • 1 banana, (optional)
  • 4 eggs
  • 80 g cornflour, (leave out for grain free)
  • 1 teaspoon GF baking powder
  • 1 salt, fine


  • 400 g citrus juice
  • 2 teaspoon agar agar powder
  • 40 g rice syrup, (optional for extra sweetness)

Recipe's preparation

  1. Preheat oven to 180 degrees.

    Place almond into the TM bowl and mill for 15 seconds on speed 10.  Set aside.

    Place lemon zest into the TM and pulverise for 20 seconds on speed 10.

    Add carrots, zucchini, pitted dates and chop for 10 seconds on speed 8.

    Place all the remaining ingredients into the TM bowl, as well as the almond meal.  Mix for 15 second, speed 7 with the aid of spatula if needed.

    Pour into a buttered spring form pan (use coconut oil if dairy free).  Approx. 25cm pan.

    Bake for 40 minutes.  Use a knife in centre to check when ready.   Allow cake to cool some in pan.

  2. Place citrus juice, agar agar, and rice syrup into TM bowl.  Heat for 10 minutes, 90 degree's on speed 3.

    Allow to cool for 10 minutes before pouring over cake as a glaze.  Strawverries or kiwi fruit can be diced and laid on top of cake before pouring on topping.


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  • awesome cake, very easy,

    Submitted by 4422sharon on 17. April 2016 - 18:42.

    awesome cake, very easy, totally delicious. DIdn't use all the glaze....could easily halve the quantity of the syrup...thank you

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  • Can I use honey as a

    Submitted by Thermo Jo on 4. January 2012 - 13:57.

    Can I use honey as a substitute for the rice syrup and if so, what quantity would I use?



    Happy cooking!

    Thermo Jo (aka Jodi)

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