Apple Cake (Paleo & Gluten-free)
This apple cake is a nourishing baked treat that incorporates deliciously fragrant autumn seasonings! It can be served warm or at room temperature.
  • 1 1/4cup cassava flour
  • 1/2cup tapioca starch
  • 1/2cup potato starch or arrowroot powder
  • 3/4cup ground flaxyou can buy ground flax or make your own by adding whole flax seeds to a blender.
  • 1 1/2tsp baking soda
  • 3tsp baking powder
  • 1/2tsp sea salt
  • 1/2tsp cinnamon
  • 1/4tsp nutmeg
  • 1/8tsp all-spice
  • 1/8tsp ground cloves
  • 2 eggs
  • 3/4cup hemp milk or other milk substituteunsweetened
  • 3/4cup olive oil
  • 2 1/2tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2cup maple syrup
  • 1/3cup apple saucecan use apple sauce squeezable in baby food aisle
  • 1cup apples, chopped and sauteed in olive oil and cinnamon
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit (convection if you have) and grease square pan or pyrex that you will be using.
  2. Add all dry ingredients, not including chopped apples, into mixer bowl and mix well until fully incorporated.
  3. In separate bowl, mix all liquid ingredients. Using whisk, mix well until all ingredients are incorporated.
  4. Pour liquid mixture into dry mixture in mixer bowl and mix until fully incorporated.
  5. Fold in chopped apples.
  6. Pour mixture into greased pan and smooth out with spatula.
  7. Sprinkle cinnamon on top of cake.
  8. Bake at 350 degrees Fahrenheit for 45 minutes or longer until golden brown on top and toothpick test comes out clean.
Recipe Notes

This apple cake can be turned into a different type of cake by switching out the apples with other types of fruit or adding nuts to give texture.