This is such a great snack, breakfast or lunchbox filer! The oatmeal and quinoa are rich in complex carbs which provide you with great nutrients, indurance and regulate your bloodsugar.
The dry ingredients for this delicious Oatmeal Almond Cake are,
- 1 cup oat flour, you can blend oatmeal to make your own oat flour, also available gluten free
1/2 cup quinoa flour, same as above, can be substituted for spelt or buckwheat
1 cup oatmeal, possible gluten free
- 1/4 cup almond flour
2 tsp. baking powder, aluminium free
1 tsp. baking soda, pinch of pink salt
- 1/4 cup almond shavings
- 1/2 cup apple sauce without sugar, you can just lend or grate one apple
1 cup very finely grated zucchini, peeled, a full cup
1/2 cup almondmilk plus 1 tsp. apple cider vinegar or lemon juice, mix and let it sit for 10 minutes
3 Tbsp. chia seeds plus 6 Tbsp. water, stir and let it thicken up for 15 minutes, it will become gel-like
1/3 cup brown rice syrup or maple syrup, to taste, you can add a bit of stevia if you prefer it sweeter
preheat the oven to 180C / 350F
Mix the dry ingredients, same for the wet ingredients in a different bowl and add it to the dry ones. Do not stir too much.
Pour the dough in a oiled or lined baking tin, about 10 inches wide and long and bake for 40 to 50 minutes. Ready when a toothpick comes out dry in the middle of the cake. Let it cool for 10 minutes in the tin and further on a rack.
No one will guess that this cake is actualy good for your health! It is tasty, nutritious and yummy!
I hope you give it a try!