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Fruit & Nut (or Seed) Cake Squares - grain free with vegan & sugar free option
Servings: 8 x8 pan
Looking for a Healthy Dessert? These Fruit & Nut Cake Bars fit the bill. Grain-free with sugar & vegan options, they're sure to please!
- 3 egg yolks
- 2 tablespoons honey
- 3 tablespoons ghee (butter or coconut oil may be used as well)
- 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
- 1/2 cup coconut flour
- 1/4 cup water
- 2/3 cups apricot butter (or jam; or other thick fruit jam/puree/butter - choosing low carb if needed. See Recipe Notes)
Nut / Seed Topping
- 3 egg whites
- 1/2 cup rapadura (or other sweetener--see notes above0
- 1 1/2 cups walnuts (or other nut or seed)
Preheat oven to 350°F (180°C).
Beat egg yolks until frothy, then add honey and ghee (or other fat).
Stir baking soda into coconut flour, then stir into wet mixture.
Add water, mix until combined.
Grease and flour a 8x8 pan. Scatter the crust mixture throughout the pan by dolloping the mixture with a spoon, then use your hands to spread and press down the dough evenly.
Spread the apricot butter across the dough.
Grind walnuts to meal.
Whip egg whites until stiff.
Add rapadura and whip, then walnut meal.
Spread egg white mixture over the jam on the crust, bake for 20 minutes or until darkish golden.
Cool before cutting into squares and enjoy!
Calories: 404kcal | Carbohydrates: 12g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 38g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 88mg | Sodium: 251mg | Potassium: 133mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 778IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 37mg | Iron: 1mg | Net Carbs: 8g