Irresistible comes synonymous to cakes, but the huge bunch of calories or unwanted fats that are blanketed by the dessert can’t simply be ignored, especially if you are a health conscious one. How about preparing gluten-free, dairy-free, grain-free versions of cakes with some delectable paleo cake recipes?
11. Pineapple Upside Down Cake Recipe
Almond flour steals the whole credit for giving this gorgeous upside down cake its cherishing density and moistness, at the same time increasing the fiber intake in every bite. It’s incredible how you put pineapple slices and cherries on the bottom of the pan, getting a toothsome top fruity layer on the cake when you flip over prepared treat. The cherries complement the tangy juicy flavour of the pineapples and adds in an extra dose of color to the cake too. The perfect sweetness to this cake comes from honey, cutting all artificial sugars. Apart from the already mentioned elements, you are also going to need some eggs, baking powder, liquid coconut oil and a little pure vanilla extract.
Recipe Details : paleonewbie
12. Paleo Pumpkin Coffee Cake
We just can’t get enough of that crumbly topping that sits on this coffee cake that doesn’t call for any extra decorations to make it look absolutely irresistible. And how the classic coffee cake is turned into an even more moist and health-packed dessert is fabulous. The easy to make topping is all about mixing the ingredients in a single bowl and it comes together in just a couple minutes. The cake base consists of coconut oil, maple syrup, coconut sugar, pumpkin, eggs, almond flour, coconut flour, baking soda, pumpkin pie spice, cinnamon and salt, whereas the topping is whipped up with coconut flour, almond flour, coconut sugar, cinnamon, maple syrup and coconut oil. To get the most of the individual flavours, let the baked cake sit in the fridge for a day and savor!
Recipe Details : jaysbakingmecrazy
13. German Chocolate Cake
Travel to delicious heavens the moment the aroma of this German chocolate cake reaches you! And digging your teeth into this yumminess, you won’t be able to figure out that’s it’s actually a paleo version to the classic recipe – keeping it all totally grain free, gluten-free, refined sugar-free, butter-free and oil free. What is sandwiched between the alternating chocolate cake layers here is a thick, creamy-dreamy coconut frosting mixed with crunchy chunks of roasty-toasty, perfectly nutty pecans. Not to forget, this crunchy creamy layer also goes for the final topping of the cake. The cake layer is a blend of mashed avocados, honey, vanilla extract, large eggs, chopped dark chocolate, coconut flour, tapioca flour, baking soda, and sea salt. For the frosting ingredients and the detailed recipe for the two elements, check out the link by Food Faith Fitness.
Recipe Details : foodfaithfitness
14. Healthy Flourless Cinnamon Bun Breakfast Cake
Extraordinarily tender on the outside, while being light and fluffy on the inside – this yummy breakfast cake is a flourless preparation that combines the magic of cinnamon buns and cakes in one single something. Plus, this cinnamon bun breakfast cake is vegan, gluten free, dairy free, sugar free and can be prepared in a paleo option. The flavourful cake is topped with luscious frosting, wherein the author gives you three options – a protein packed option, a dairy free cream cheese frosting, and a glaze-like one made using coconut butter. Just a few minutes of preparation and about half an hour of baking does it all oh so effortlessly. The cinnamon flavour will leave everyone craving for more!
Recipe Details : thebigmansworld
15. Coconut Blueberry Layer Cake
Alternating layers of cream and cake are all set to delight your taste buds to the core. The coconutty cake with its velvety frosting gets an added touch of berries to take the awesomeness to next levels. The cake calls for coconut flour, almond flour, coconut sugar, baking soda, vanilla extract, full-fat coconut milk, and eggs, while the frosting is prepared with coconut milk, vanilla extract, and maple syrup. To add the perfect final touches to the treat, the author here decorates it with amazingly toothsome fresh blueberries that signify the flavour at its best, while serving a delicious, nutritious and super exciting after-dinner dessert to one and all as the triple layered cake is enough to feed the whole guest list.
Recipe Details : thefoodieteen
16. Healthy Paleo Apple Cake
Celebrate the fall season with a dream come true cake that sports the goodness of apples and the drool-worthy textures of a tender cake. Plus it’s Paleo, gluten-free, dairy-free, and refined sugar free. The oh so nutritious ingredients make this one apt and appropriate for breakfast, brunch or an after-dinner treat with a scoop of ice cream. The paleo cake is the perfect level of sweetness and moistness, and the unpeeled bits of apple provide for nutrition and fiber, adding a unique touch to the overall texture of the cake. Although you can savor the cake without any toppings, but who wouldn’t want to ditch the sweet, salty, delightfully crunchy pecans that the topping sports. How every bit of the cake is loaded with crumbles makes it stand out.
Recipe Details : joyfoodsunshine
17. Healthy Flourless Lemon Poppy Seed Breakfast Cake
Here’s a marvellous breakfast cake combining the citrusy charm of lemon with the health factor of poppy seeds. And it surely couldn’t be complete with a thick coat of frosting on top. The flourless lemon cake gets a lovely tang of citrus from lemons going into the making, and the poppy seeds nestled throughout the baked cake make the fluffy filling a treat to eat. The succulent cake layer lies beneath a frosting that comes in three different versions – a protein frosting, a layer of cream cheese, or a coconut butter preparation. The slow releasing carbohydrates of the cake and the healthy fats will keep you full between meals in a naturally gluten free, vegan, dairy free and sugar free way.
Recipe Details : thebigmansworld
18. Paleo Blueberry Coffee Cake
Turning out absolutely adorable in terms of appearance, this makes for a perfect dessert that pays a tribute to the juiciness of berries, the tang of lemon and the moist textures of coffee cake all at the same time. It features layers of spongy cake, crumbly toppings that’s sweet and crunchy, and a delicious glowing glaze – having everything that a perfect coffee cake needs. The special part is that the blueberries are not mixed into the batter, instead they are worked up as a layer on top of the cake that doesn’t let them sink in to the bottom of the treat. The top most layer on the cake is of course, the glaze that’s worked up with some honey, some lemon juice and coconut butter.
Recipe Details : jaysbakingmecrazy
19. Fudgy Double Chocolate Mug Cake
It surely can’t get any quicker than this double chocolate mug cake when it comes to preparing a satisfying chocolate dessert at home. Getting all savor-ready in just a matter of 2 minutes, the delicious grain-free recipe steals your heart with the lovely chocolate chips studded into the baked goodness. The simple list of ingredients includes coconut flour, unsweetened cocoa powder, baking powder, maple syrup or honey, unsweetened almond milk, large eggs, and of course, the choco chips that too, are totally dairy-free. Soft at some points, moist on the others and chewy on the rest – this mug cake has got it all compiled in a fudgy treat. Check out the steps you need to follow to whip up the cake in a jiffy, heading to the below recipe by Running with Spoons.
Recipe Details : runningwithspoons
20. Paleo Choc Blueberry Cake
The ever-successful chocolate cake comes hand in hand with juicy berries, and the fact that it’s all paleo makes the dessert a must-have for everyone around the house. Although, the cake in itself is an irresistible treat, the topping with all that molten luscious chocolate and nutty awesomeness only makes it even more worth looking out for. Worked up in three different parts, the bottom layer of the cake is a moist chocolate cake having shredded coconut and walnuts its special elements; the filling that features most of the blueberries, raw cashews and honey for the sweetner; and lastly, the topping that sports fresh blueberries, raw cashews, coconut sugar, coconut oil and paleo chocolate that’s drizzled atop the yummylicious dessert.
Recipe Details : themerrymakersisters