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Paleo Grain Free Spice Cake

Paleo Grain Free Spice Cake

This paleo, grain free spice cake is the perfect healthy sweet treat with a cup of coffee or tea.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 8

Ingredients

  • For the Cake:1/2 cup coconut flour
  • 6 large eggs
  • 1/4 cup coconut oil melted and cooled
  • 1/2 cup real maple syrup
  • 1/2 cup pure pumpkin puree
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt
  • 1/4 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tbsp vanilla
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tbsp pumpkin pie spice
  • *optional: 1/2 cup finely chopped pecans or walnuts
  • For the Glaze:1 tbsp real maple syrup
  • 1 tbsp melted butter or coconut oil

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.  
  2. In a large bowl, combine coconut flour, salt, baking soda, cinnamon and pumpkin spice.  In a separate bowl, mix the eggs, oil, maple syrup, pumpkin puree and vanilla.
  3. Slowly pour the wet ingredients into the large bowl containing the dry ingredients.  Constantly whisk while pouring. Stir in nuts, if adding.  
  4. Once the batter is blended well, pour into a greased 8x8 baking dish.  Bake for 25-30 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean and middle is set.  
  5. Remove pan from oven and pour glaze over cake while cake is still hot.

Recipe Notes

*After serving, store this Paleo grain-free spice cake in the refrigerator.