Gingerbread Cake - Vegan and Gluten-Free

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"Try this delicious 'new fashioned' gingerbread. It's moist, spicy and really delicious. Perfect for the holidays or a cozy treat any time of the year. Your family and friends will never know it's free of animal products, gluten, and sugar!"

Ingredients

50 m servings 186 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 186 kcal
  • 9%
  • Fat:
  • 8.4 g
  • 13%
  • Carbs:
  • 26.2g
  • 8%
  • Protein:
  • 2.3 g
  • 5%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 184 mg
  • 7%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease a 9x13-inch baking pan.
  2. Mix amaranth flour, buckwheat flour, coconut flour, baking soda, cinnamon, ground ginger, cloves, nutmeg, and salt together in a large bowl. Make a well in the center of the flour mixture.
  3. Stir flax meal and 6 tablespoons water together in a separate bowl. Add agave nectar, canola oil, molasses, grated fresh ginger, and lemon zest; stir to combine. Pour wet ingredients into the well in the flour mixture; mix well. Gradually stir boiling water into the batter until fully incorporated. Pour batter into prepared baking pan.
  4. Bake in the preheated oven until a toothpick inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean, 35 to 40 minutes.

Footnotes

  • Cook's Note:
  • If you're not vegan, you can use 2 eggs instead of the ground flax. This recipe is also good with fresh or frozen (thawed) cranberries. Also excellent with a cashew cream icing or with coconut cream frosting.
  • You can also choose to make 2 dozen muffins with the batter.
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I don't typically review recipes that I've altered from the printed, but since this one has no reviews, I'll do it anyway :) This turned out really good for vegan, gf gingerbread. I changed th...

I added a lot more ginger, and used eggs. I also made a glaze to go over the top with candied ginger pieces. It's dense and moist, and got compliments from the non-gluten-free people, too. Mo...