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Gluten-Free Apple Spice Cake with Cider Drizzle

  • Author: Emily Smith
  • Prep Time: 20
  • Cook Time: 40
  • Total Time: 1 hour


  • 3 cups of apples, peeled and chopped
  • 1/2 cup of water
  • 3/4 cup of turbinado sugar or coconut sugar, packed, divided
  • 1 cup of oat flour (oats ground into flour)
  • 1 cup of brown rice flour
  • 1 teaspoon of baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon of baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon of salt
  • 1 teaspoon of cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon of allspice
  • 1 cup of oatmeal
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1/4 cup of melted virgin coconut oil or butter


  • 1/2 cup of seedless raisins
  • 1/2 cup of chopped pecans

Cider Drizzle

  • 1 cup of natural or organic apple cider
  • 2 tablespoons virgin coconut oil or butter
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon of cinnamon
  • pinch of salt


  1. Combine the chopped apples, water and 1/2 cup of the sugar.
  2. Cook for about 8 minutes or until the apples are almost tender and then cool.
  3. In a mixing bowl, combine the flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, allspice, oatmeal, (raisins, and pecans).
  4. Stir in the cooled apple mixture, eggs, remaining sugar, and the oil.
  5. Mix together until just moistened.
  6. Bake in a lightly greased 10-inch tube pan or 1 1/2 qt corningware for about 40 minutes at 350°.
  7. Cool for about 15 minutes before removing for the pan.
  8. Serve the cake warm or cold.

Cider Drizzle

  1. Bring the cider to a boil over medium heat, reduce heat to low, and simmer for 10 minutes.
  2. Stir in the virgin coconut oil or butter, cinnamon, salt, and 1/2 cup of powdered sugar until smooth.
  3. Stir on low heat until desired consistency is reached ( between glaze and caramel).
  4. Drizzle with spoon over cake.
  5. Enjoy!


  • Serve with ice cream or coconut whip.


  • Serving Size: 6