I’ve been itching to bake a gluten-free, summer inspired cake for the past few days and I recently came up with this deliciously healthy and tasty recipe in my lil kitchen. The combination of fresh grapefruit with black sesame seeds and fresh, sweet basil adds the perfect touch to a light, spongy cake that is perfect for an afternoon treat or an after-dinner dessert.
- 1 cup almond flour
- 1/4 cup stevia
- 1/2 tsp. cinnamon
- 2 Tbsp. fresh basil, very finely chopped
- 1 tsp. baking powder
- 1/2 tsp. baking
- 2 Tbsp. black sesame seeds
- 1/2 cup Enjoy Life Foods Gluten-Free Cereal
- 1/2 cup Gluten-Free Puffed Rice
- 1/4 cup almond milk
- 2 egg whites
- 3 Tbsp. olive oil
- 1 cup Greek plain yogurt
- 2 Tbsp. grated grapefruit zest
- 2 Tbsp. freshly squeezed grapefruit juice
- 1 tsp. stevia, for topping
- In a large bowl, combine flour, stevia, cinnamon, fresh basil, baking powder, baking soda and sesame seeds.
- In a separate bowl, combine Gluten-Free cereals, almond milk, egg whites, olive oil, grapefruit zest, grapefruit juice and yogurt; mix well to ensure cereal is evenly coated. Slowly add almond flour mixture; stir well until combined.
- Transfer mixture to a baking dish coated with baking spray.
- Bake at 350 degrees F for 30 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
- Remove from oven and set on a cooling rack to cool. Sprinkle with additional stevia.
- Serve warm or at room temperature.
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