Raspberry Cake

This gluten free mini raspberry cake recipe is a yummy treat for a family gathering or a afternoon tea. These mini cakes are so delicious, your guests will be very happy and will definitely try and steal the recipe! We used our favourite  crumbly almond cake in recipe to replicate a delicious sponge. If you want to put a twist on this recipe, add a squeeze of lemon juice to the frosting an  to make a delicious lemony cream.

I hope you love these cakes as much as I do!

* If you want to make a bigger cake double the recipe. Split the cake batter evenly between 2 tins (23cm in diameter) and bake at the same temperature but for 35 minutes.

Want to see some more delicious gluten free treats?

For some more delicious cake recipes see here. One of our favourites is this sticky banana cake – yum!

ingredients

Cake

  • 380g ground almond (4 cups)
  • 50g buckwheat flour (1/3 cup)
  • 100g cashew butter (3 tbsp)
  • 80g coconut sugar (1/2 cup)
  • ½ tsp vanilla powder
  • 440ml almond milk (1 + ¾ cup)
  • 125ml maple syrup (½ cup)
  • 15ml milled flax (1 tbsp)

Raspberry Coulis

  • 440g raspberries
  • 60ml maple syrup (1/4 cup)

Frosting

  • 180g cashews
  • Juce & zest of 1 lemon
  • 60ml coconut milk (¼ cup)
  • 45ml maple syrup (3 tbsp)
time
Clock
50 minutes
prep:
20 minutes
cook:
30 minutes
level
2
Easy
method
  • If you want to make a bigger cake check notes below*

  • Preheat the oven to 180 degrees Celsius and line a cake tray.

  • Start by soaking the cashews in boiling water for 15 minutes.

  • In a bowl mix together all of the cake ingredients, making sure everything is fully combined. Pour the mixture into a cake tin and bake for 23-25 minutes.

  • Whilst this cooks, add the raspberries to a saucepan with the maple syrup. Simmer this until you have a fairly thick coulis. Strain the mixture to remove the seeds and then place to the side for later use.

  • Add the cashews to the food processor with the other ingredients and blend until you have a thick creamy frosting. Take the raspberry coulis and stir some through the frosting so that you have a rippled effect.

  • Once the cakes have cooled, spread the frosting on to a cake and then sandwich with another. Spread some more frosting on top and then decorate with raspberries and more coulis.

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