Friday, January 13, 2012

Oatmeal Spice Cake (gluten free for some)

This cake is made with oats. the addition of oats is an amazing way to make a dessert item healthier. You can use regular oats, or if you are sensitive you can get gluten free oats. Some gluten sensitive individuals cannot tolerate oats at all, so please assess your own sensitivity.

4 1/2 cups oat flour (made by pulsing old fashioned oats in the blender until they become flour)
1 1/2 cups of sugar
1 1/2 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp baking soda
1 tsp cinnamon
1/4 tsp nutmeg
1/4 tsp ground cloves
1/4 tsp ginger
1 TBSP apple cider vinegar plus rice milk to total 1 cup
1/2 cup oil
1/2 tsp vanilla

  • Combine flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda and spices
  • add vinegar, milk, oil, and vanilla
  • mix well
  • add to greased 9x13
  • bake at 350 degrees for 35 minutes

Make ahead option:

  • measure and combine all dry ingredients into freezer bag, label it and store it.

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