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Zucchini Walnut Cake

13 INGREDIENTS • 6 STEPS • 35MINS

Zucchini Walnut Cake

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2 ratings
This cake doesn't need to be saved for special occasions, mind you! You can enjoy it for breakfast because it's so healthy, full of fiber and doesn't spike your blood sugar the way baked goods with wheat or white flour can. And, it's gluten-free too!
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Joyous Health
I'm Joy, the Founder of Joyous Health, a Certified Holistic Nutritionist, and a best-selling author. My recipes are designed to show you a fresh new approach to eating that will change the way you think about food and what you eat.
https://www.joyoushealth.com/
This cake doesn't need to be saved for special occasions, mind you! You can enjoy it for breakfast because it's so healthy, full of fiber and doesn't spike your blood sugar the way baked goods with wheat or white flour can. And, it's gluten-free too!
35MINS
Total Time
$1.44
Cost Per Serving
Ingredients
Servings
8
us / metric
Zucchini
1 cup
Grated Zucchini
Banana
1
Ripe Banana, mashed
Dark Pure Maple Syrup
1/2 cup
Dark Pure Maple Syrup
Coconut Oil
1/2 cup
Coconut Oil
plus extra for greasing the pan
Brown Rice Flour
1 cup
Brown Rice Flour
Coconut Flour
1/2 cup
Coconut Flour
Baking Powder
1 tsp
Baking Powder
Ground Cinnamon
1 tsp
Ground Cinnamon
Ground Nutmeg
as needed
Ground Nutmeg
Walnut
4 Tbsp
Chopped Walnuts
plus extra to sprinkle on top of the cake
Nutrition Per Serving
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Calories
317
Fat
18.6 g
Protein
3.4 g
Carbs
37.8 g
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I'm Joy, the Founder of Joyous Health, a Certified Holistic Nutritionist, and a best-selling author. My recipes are designed to show you a fresh new approach to eating that will change the way you think about food and what you eat.
https://www.joyoushealth.com/
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step 1
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (180 degrees C). Grease the sides of an 8 or 9-inch springform pan with coconut oil and line the bottom with parchment paper.
step 2
Combine Zucchini (1 cup), Apple Sauce (1/2 cup), Eggs (2), Banana (1), Dark Pure Maple Syrup (1/2 cup), Vanilla Extract (1 tsp), and Coconut Oil (1/2 cup) in a large bowl.
step 2 Combine Zucchini (1 cup), Apple Sauce (1/2 cup), Eggs (2), Banana (1), Dark Pure Maple Syrup (1/2 cup), Vanilla Extract (1 tsp), and Coconut Oil (1/2 cup) in a large bowl.
step 3
Combine Brown Rice Flour (1 cup), Coconut Flour (1/2 cup), Baking Powder (1 tsp), Ground Nutmeg (as needed), and Ground Cinnamon (1 tsp) in a separate bowl.
step 4
Combine dry and wet ingredients together. Fold in the Walnuts (4 Tbsp).
step 4 Combine dry and wet ingredients together. Fold in the Walnuts (4 Tbsp).
step 5
Pour cake mixture into a springform pan and sprinkle additional walnuts on top. Place in oven and bake for 25-35 minutes until a knife inserted comes out clean.
step 5 Pour cake mixture into a springform pan and sprinkle additional walnuts on top. Place in oven and bake for 25-35 minutes until a knife inserted comes out clean.
step 6
Let cool slightly, then slice and serve.
step 6 Let cool slightly, then slice and serve.
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Breakfast
Dairy-Free
Gluten-Free
Healthy
Shellfish-Free
Kid-Friendly
Fall
Vegetarian
Dessert
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