Vegan gluten free gingerbread cake

Vegan gluten free gingerbread cake


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About this recipe: If you are vegan, gluten free, dairy free and / or egg free, this is the gingerbread recipe for you!


Serves: 24 

  • 120g amaranth flour
  • 120g buckwheat flour
  • 60g coconut flour
  • 2 1/2 teaspoons bicarbonate of soda
  • 1 dessertspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 dessertspoon ground ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 180ml agave nectar
  • 180ml rapeseed oil
  • 260g treacle
  • 2 tablespoons ground linseeds
  • 6 tablespoons water
  • 1 dessertspoon grated root ginger
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest
  • 225ml boiling water from the kettle

Prep:15min  ›  Cook:35min  ›  Ready in:50min 

  1. Preheat the oven to 180 C / Gas 4. Grease a 20x30cm baking tin.
  2. Combine flours, bicarb, spices and salt in a bowl and set aside.
  3. Blend ground linseeds with water in a separate bowl, then combine the linseed mixture with the remaining wet ingredients except for the boiling water.
  4. Make a well in dry ingredients and add the wet mixture. Stir well. Gradually add the hot water and mix well. Tip into the prepared tin.
  5. Bake for 35 to 45 minutes, or until a skewer comes out clean.


If you're not vegan, you can use 2 eggs instead of the ground linseeds.

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