Pistachio Lime Zucchini Cake
Enjoy this delicious gluten-free cake with a drizzle of homemade lime sauce. Garnish with extra pistachios for an added crunch.
- 1½ cup (150 g) almond flour
- ¼ cup (50 g) gluten free flour
- 1½ teaspoon baking powder
- 1 teaspoon baking soda
- zest of 1 lime
- ¼ cup (50 g) chopped pistachios
- ¼ teaspoon Himalayan pink salt
- 2 large eggs
- ¼ cup (60 ml) olive oil
- ⅔ cup (160 ml) agave nectar
- 1 cup (150 g) chopped zucchini
- Preheat oven to 350°F (180°C) and line a 9 x 5-inch (23 x 13-cm) loaf tin with baking paper.
- Combine almond flour, gluten-free flour, baking powder, baking soda, lime zest, pistachios, and salt into a bowl.
- Place eggs, olive oil, and agave into the Vitamix container and secure the lid.
- Turn the dial to 1 and increase speed to Variable 5. Blend for 10 seconds, or until ingredients are combined.
- Remove the lid plug and add zucchini through the lid plug opening.
- Turn the dial to 1 and increase speed to Variable 4. Blend for 15 seconds, or until zucchini is evenly diced. You do not want it to be come a complete liquid.
- Pour blended mixture into the dry ingredients and stir to combine.
- Pour batter into the prepared loaf tin and bake for 20 minutes.
- Remove from the oven and cover with foil. Bake for a further 15 to 20 minutes, or until a knife inserted into the center comes out clean. Leave to cool.
- ½ cup (125 g) goat or dairy-free yogurt
- 1 Tablespoon lime juice
- 1 Tablespoon agave nectar
- Place all ingredients into the Vitamix container in the order listed and secure the lid.
- Turn the dial to 1 and increase speed to Variable 4. Blend for 20 seconds.
To finish, pour the drizzle over the top of the cake and garnish with pistachios and lime zest.
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