Gingerbread Cake - Vegan and Gluten-Free Recipe - Allrecipes.com
  • READY IN 50 mins

Gingerbread Cake - Vegan and Gluten-Free

Recipe by  

"Try this delicious 'new fashioned' gingerbread. It's moist, spicy and really delicious. Perfect for the holidays or a cozy treat any time of the year. Your family and friends will never know it's free of animal products, gluten, and sugar!"

Back
Next
+ Recipe Box + Shopping List + Menu Print

Ingredients Edit and Save

Original recipe makes 24 servings Change Servings
ADVERTISEMENT
  • PREP

    15 mins
  • COOK

    35 mins
  • READY IN

    50 mins

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease a 9x13-inch baking pan.
  2. Mix amaranth flour, buckwheat flour, coconut flour, baking soda, cinnamon, ground ginger, cloves, nutmeg, and salt together in a large bowl. Make a well in the center of the flour mixture.
  3. Stir flax meal and 6 tablespoons water together in a separate bowl. Add agave nectar, canola oil, molasses, grated fresh ginger, and lemon zest; stir to combine. Pour wet ingredients into the well in the flour mixture; mix well. Gradually stir boiling water into the batter until fully incorporated. Pour batter into prepared baking pan.
  4. Bake in the preheated oven until a toothpick inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean, 35 to 40 minutes.
Kitchen-Friendly View

Footnotes

  • Cook's Note:
  • If you're not vegan, you can use 2 eggs instead of the ground flax. This recipe is also good with fresh or frozen (thawed) cranberries. Also excellent with a cashew cream icing or with coconut cream frosting.
  • You can also choose to make 2 dozen muffins with the batter.
ADVERTISEMENT

Reviews More Reviews

Nov 15, 2012

I don't typically review recipes that I've altered from the printed, but since this one has no reviews, I'll do it anyway :) This turned out really good for vegan, gf gingerbread. I changed the flour combo as I don't keep amaranth around. So I used a combo of sorgum, buckwheat, brown rice, potato starch and coconut flour. I subbed the agave syrup for honey straight across. Not sure why the baking soda was in such a high measurement and wonder if it would have been better to decrease this and add some baking powder, but it did rise a little (mostly around the outside edges). Very happy to have stumbled upon this recipe as I have wanted gingerbread for a couple years now :) I will definitely make it again, but probably keep the buckwheat measurements the same in my next batch. I am guessing it adds a bit to the overall product. It tastes best cooled completely in my opinion.

 

1 Rating

Rate This Recipe

Glad you liked it! Your friends will, too:
ADVERTISEMENT

Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 186 kcal
  • 9%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 26.2 g
  • 8%
  • Cholesterol
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Fat
  • 8.4 g
  • 13%
  • Fiber
  • 4.2 g
  • 17%
  • Protein
  • 2.3 g
  • 5%
  • Sodium
  • 184 mg
  • 7%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

See More

About the Cook

 
ADVERTISEMENT
Go Pro!

In Season

It’s Ghouls’ Night Out
It’s Ghouls’ Night Out

Get cute n’ creepy recipes to feed all your little monsters.

Allrecipes Cooking School
Allrecipes Cooking School

It’s everything you need to cook your best. Learn more about Allrecipes Cooking School.

Football Food for the Win
Football Food for the Win

All the game-day eats you need to crush the tailgate competition.

Related Videos

Gingerbread Cake with Lemon Glaze

See how to make an incredibly easy, entirely essential holiday classic.

Gluten-Free Yellow Cake

See how to make a basic yellow cake with no wheat flour.

Vegan Chocolate Cake

This cake is so dense, moist, and chocolatey, no one will guess it's vegan.

 
ADVERTISEMENT
Argentina  |  Australia & New Zealand  |  Brazil  |  Canada  |  China  |  France  |  Germany  |  India  |  Italy  |  Japan  |  Korea  |  Mexico

Netherlands  |  Poland  |  Quebec  |  Russia  |  SE Asia  |  United Kingdom & Ireland  |  United States