Lemon and Almond Cake
Serves approx. 10 ~ Wheat-free and grain-free
I used to absolutely love Lemon Drizzle cake, and this zingy, light and moist cake is the healthier alternative that I came up with to satisfy my cravings. The lemon and almond cake is made with coconut sugar, an unrefined form of sugar that is much higher in nutrients, such as magnesium, zinc and iron, than regular sugar. I’ve also used ground almonds instead of flour, which gives it a texture similar to that of polenta, but is completely grain and gluten-free.
I love to serve it with this a sweet lemon-infused yoghurt and fresh raspberries.
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As more and more of us are working longer hours and continuously plugged in, we’re all taking less time to relax.
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After being diagnosed as coeliac, the founder Emma Killilea very soon became a little miffed by the lack of natural, tasty and healthy gluten-free food there was on the market. Not one to grumble, she did something about it.
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