Saturday, 22 August 2009

Strawberry almond cake recipe (Gluten/egg free & vegan recipe)

Strawberry almond cake recipe.

This is a really tasty moist
strawberry cake recipe.

It is not overly sweet as Chef uses a fair amount of flax seed in this recipe, you can add a little extra sugar if desired as stated in the ingredients list.

strawberry and almond cake recipe does not use any margarine, the only fat used is a few tablespoons of rice bran oil so this truly is a butter and margarine free cake recipe.

Chefs cake can easily be sliced into squares or bars.

If wrapped up and kept in the fridge the cake goes even more moist and delicious - Chef really advises keeping the cake in the fridge.

Not only is this scrumptious strawberry almond cake recipe gluten free but it is egg free and vegan too.

Just follow the
easy step-by-step instructions and get baking.

Ingredients for strawberry cake recipe

360g Strawberries
3oz Rice flour
1oz Cornstarch
3 Tbsp Cornmeal flour (fine polenta)
4oz Light brown Muscovado sugar
1 tsp Baking powder
1/2 tsp Bicarbonate of soda
Pinch of salt
3oz Ground almonds
3 Tbsp Rice bran oil
1 tsp Almond essence
6 Tbsp Soya milk
1oz Sugar (2oz of sugar can be added for extra sweetness)
3 Tbsp Flax seeds
4 Tbsp Hot water

Picture of fresh strawberries.

How to make a Gluten free and vegan strawberry cake recipe

Grind the flax seed to a powder, place in a small dish with the hot water - mix well and leave.

In a large mixing bowl place rice flour, cornstarch, cornmeal flour, baking powder, bicarbonate of soda, salt, 4 ounces of sugar and ground almonds.
Stir well.

Add the oil and rub together using your fingers.

Add the almond essence and soya milk - mix very well.

Add the flax seed mixture and 1 ounce of sugar.

Add the strawberries mix well.

If you are using an electric mixer only stir the strawberries into the cake mixture by hand using a spoon.

Pour into a greased and floured square cake tin.

Place into a hot oven at gas mark 6 + 1/2 for 35-40 minutes. Once cooked leave for a few minutes then place onto a cooling rack until fully cold.

For an extra moist cake wrap up and keep in the fridge.

Enjoy Chefs strawberry and almond cake recipe.



Palidor said...

The strawberries look sooooo sweet and fresh. Everything about this cake looks very tasty.

Rosa's Yummy Yums said...

A delicious looking cake! Nice combo!



Gita Jaishankar said...

Wow..that an absolutely gorgeous and decadent cake...I dont have rice bran oil...I have to try it with canola oil soon :)

Jamie said...

Boy oh boy yummy! I can tell it is moist and tasty just looking at the pics! Great cake and love the strawberries inside.

Erica said...

Looks great Jeena! I prefer a less sugary cake so this sounds good to me! If I wanted extra sweetness I think I may just add a lightly sweetened icing or whipped topping!

Nancy - said...

Really looks moist - my favorite kind of cake. Perfect with a cup of tea. Mmm.

Parita said...

Another winner recipe dear :)