• Serves 8
  • Makes 1
  • 30 minutes
  • Difficulty Easy
  • 4 Ingredients


This 4 ingredient Apple & Date Cake is so easy and my kids love it. Perfect if you have someone with gluten intolerances as this is gluten free.

Ingredients (serves 8 | makes 1 20 - 25cm cake)

  • 1 large Apple
  • 1 cup Pitted Dates
  • 2 Eggs
  • 2 cups Almond Meal


  1. Preheat oven to 165 degrees celcius (fan forced - add another 10 degrees if not fan forced).
  2. Roughly core and chop the apple (leave skin on) and the dates and place in a small saucepan with 3 - 4 tablespoons of water and simmer on a low temp with lid on for 5 - 10 minutes until very soft. Please watch the water doesn't boil dry!
  3. Add the apple/date mix to a food processor and add almond meal and eggs (in this order so that the eggs don't start to cook when they come in contact with the warm apple/date mixture).
  4. Blitz on med - high for 2 minutes.
  5. Prepare whatever baking tin you would like to use - I use a 22cm flan dish with removable sides and just spray well with cooking spray.
  6. Spoon in the mixture and use the back of a spoon to smooth it out a little.
  7. Cook for 15 - 20 minutes - rotate at 8-10 minutes to ensure even cooking.


This Gluten Free Apple and Date Cake is a wonderful way to give the whole family a healthful snack or dessert.

  • Sounds yummy. i dont have issues with gluten but as long as things are tasty im ok with no gluten


  • What a delicious and healthy cake …I am thinking it would also be nice using hazelnut meal.


  • I love this recipe it’s easy and looks very appealing thankyoy


  • Gluten free this actually sounds like a delicious recipe thanks for sharing


  • I love this gluten free recipe you don’t even have to be gluten free to enjoy


  • Totally in love with MoMs 4 ingredient recipes. Easy to prepare, most ingredients are in my cupboard


  • This is so, so yummy!


  • fantastic – this cake is insane! Four ingredients!! Awesome.


  • A lovely little sweet treat, thanks.


  • this is really a nice looking cake! it will be nice for a treat with a cuppa and nice for lunch box treats. Cheers


  • Gosh this looks so good and super easy too!


  • Ooh, my friend has coelic disease, recently diagnosed, and I’m always on the lookout for something gluten-free that I can make her. This looks awesome. Thank you.


  • I have also made this with hazelnut meal. Tasted great as well!


  • Simple and pure recipe !


  • So great for parties as it does not have dairy either. So hard finding recipes GF and non dairy for two of my friends and a child.


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