Monday, July 25, 2011

Gluten Free Mini Plum Apricot Cakes



1 cup almond flour
1/2 cup gluten free all purpose flour blend
1 cup coconut sugar
1/2 teaspoon xanthan gum
6 egg whites
175g butter, melted
2 teaspoons pure almond essence
1/2 cup fresh apricots, thinly sliced
1/2 cup fresh plums, thinly sliced
1 tablespoon orange zest
1 tablespoon fresh orange juice

Preheat oven to 350 F.

Sift flour, xanthan gum, and powdered sugar into a large mixing bowl. Stir to combine. Mix in almond flour and orange zest, make a well in the center of the bowl.

Beat egg whites until soft peaks starts to form. Add almond essence and orange juice. Pour into the well with the melted butter. Fold gently together to combine.
Pour into a prepared 12 cup muffin pan (about 3/4 full) or small ramekins. Arrange fruit on top.

Bake for 20-30 minutes or until baked and golden brown. Remove from the oven. Let stand for about 5 minutes before you remove onto a serving plate.

Serve warm with ice cream and fresh whipped cream.


11 comments:

Linda said...

These are so pretty! I love that you bake healthy and substitute to create mouthwatering treats!! Just found your blog thru your guest post.

Mia said...

Welcome and thank you!!

Desserts In My Kitchen said...

Yummy! Those tea cakes look amazing. I just love apricots :)

Mia said...

Thank you!! Apricot is a favorite of mine too! They're in season for us so they are really sweet!

thefooddoctor said...

Those cakes look heavenly!
I just love plums and apricots..they are in season now and I can't wait to try this recipe

Ann from Sumptuous Spoonfuls said...

Mia these look so beautiful and delicious! :)

Lark (SparkyLarky)@ Lark's Country Heart said...

Mia, These little gems look wonderful!
We just to thank y'all for linking up to Our Country Pot Luck!
We hope you will bring by your favorite dishes every other week to our get together!
~Lark, Libby and Marsha

www.countrycooksacrossamerica.com

Mia said...

Thank you so much!! I am excited to be a part of your link party.

Mia said...

Thank you Ann!

Mia said...

Thank you Food Doctor!

Michele Gerhard said...

These are soooo lovely, Mia! I'm seriously in need of an aafternoon treat... thank you! xoxo

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