Delicious Gluten Free Fruit Cake

December 20, 2018

I’ve made my fruit cake recipe countless times over the Christmas seasons (and even not during Christmas). It’s the BEST! People just can’t get enough…



1 ½ cups almond meal

1/4 tsp sea salt

1 tsp baking powder

½ cup chopped dried dates

1 cup dried raisins, cherries or cranberries (or a mix of all 3!)

1 cup crushed walnuts

4 eggs (beaten)

2 TBSP coconut oil

1 TBSP coconut sugar or maple syrup

1 TBSP vanilla

Zest of 1 orange

Zest of 1 lemon



  1. Preheat oven to 160C (fan forced)
  2. Combine almond flour, salt and baking soda in a bowl
  3. Stir in fruits and nuts
  4. In a separate bowl combine remaining ingredients
  5. Mix wet ingredients with dry ingredients
  6. Pour into a lined loaf tin and bake for 40-45 mins until cooked through
  7. Allow to cool in tin before serving


Article by Wellness Advisor Kavisha Jega

Holding a Masters degree in Wellness, Kavisha works to promote optimal health and well-being by teaching people how to move away from processed foods and towards a more nourishing whole foods diet. Her educational seminars and cooking workshops draw on her knowledge of whole food cooking and passion for wellness to show everyday people that healthy eating can be easy and attainable. A lover of all things food and travel, Kavisha also has a wellness travel practice, which focuses on connecting health savvy travellers with good food by showcasing local, organic and whole food experiences all over the world.




I: @kavisha_jega




Originally published December 18, 2015
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