Christmas Cake Recipe

Difficulty: Easy | Total Time: 2 hours 45 minutes | Active Time: | Makes: 1 cake

This is a healthy, moist and gluten free Christmas Cake (fruit cake).

  • 1 large orange
  • 4 eggs
  • ¾ cup agave nectar
  • ½ teaspoon almond extract
  • 2 cups blanched almond flour
  • ½ teaspoon celtic sea salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 cup dried cranberries
  • ½ cup dried apricots, chopped
  • ½ cup pistachios, chopped
  • ½ cup walnuts, chopped
  1. Wash the orange and boil it whole (peel and all) for 1 ½ hours, or until soft
  2. Place whole orange (peel and all) in a food processor and blend until smooth
  3. Process in eggs, agave, almond extract, almond flour, salt and baking soda until well blended
  4. Transfer mixture to a bowl and stir in cranberries, apricots, pistachios and walnuts
  5. Pour mixture into a greased, almond flour dusted 9 inch springform pan
  6. If cake begins to brown on top before center is done, cover with tin foil
  7. Bake at 350° for 45-55 minutes, or until a knife stuck in the center comes out clean
  8. Cool in the pan for 2 hours
  9. Serve

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