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Healthy Pumpkin Cake with Pumpkin Spice Yogurt Frosting

  • Author: Maggie Michalczyk, RDN
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 25 minutes
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 12 square pieces 1x
  • Category: pumpkin recipes
  • Method: bake
  • Cuisine: american

Description

This healthy pumpkin cake will wow you with how easy it is to make and how delicious it is! Made with simple ingredients, not a lot of sugar and gluten free.


Ingredients

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For the cake: 

  • 1 + ⅓ cup blanched almond flour
  • ⅓ cup + 4 tbsp. gluten free oat flour
  • 2 tsp. pumpkin pie spice
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 2 eggs ⠀
  • ⅓ cup coconut oil or butter, melted
  • 1/4 cup coconut sugar
  • 1/3 cup maple syrup
  • ⅓ cup pumpkin puree ⠀
  • ⅓ cup siggi’s 4% vanilla yogurt  
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract ⠀

For the frosting: 


Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Line an 8X8 pan with parchment paper or grease.
  2. In a medium bowl whisk together the almond flour, oat flour, pumpkin pie spice, baking soda and salt.
  3. In a separate bowl whisk together eggs, coconut oil, coconut sugar, maple syrup, pumpkin puree, yogurt and vanilla extract.
  4. Pour the wet ingredients into the try and mix until just combined. Bake for approximately 25 minutes. Check to make sure a toothpick comes out clean.
  5. While the cake is baking prepare the frosting by mixing all of the ingredients together until combined.
  6. Once the cake has baked, let cool and frost. Sprinkle extra pumpkin pie spice on top and enjoy! Store covered in the fridge.