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Gingerbread Streusel Cake with Dried Fruits


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Gingerbread Streusel Cake with Dried Fruits

Prep Time25 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time55 mins
Course: Dessert
Servings: 8 servings
Calories: 230kcal


For the cake:

  • Virgin coconut oil , for greasing the pan
  • 4 large eggs , at room temperature
  • ¼ cup plus 2 tablespoons maple syrup
  • ¼ cup unsweetened almond, hemp, or coconut milk
  • 2 tablespoons blackstrap molasses
  • 2/3 cup coconut flour
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • teaspoons ground ginger
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • ¼ teaspoon ground allspice
  • ¼ teaspoon sea salt
  • ¼ cup raisins
  • ¼ cup dried cranberries , preferably fruit juice sweetened
  • ¼ cup chopped unsulphured dried apricots

For the streusel:

  • 1/3 cup chopped pecans or walnuts (use pumpkin seeds for nut-free)
  • 2 tablespoons coconut sugar
  • 2 tablespoons virgin coconut oil , at room temperature (not melted)
  • 1 tablespoon coconut flour
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon


  • Preheat the oven to 350ºF.
  • Grease an 8-inch cake pan with coconut oil.
  • In a food processor fitted with the steel blade, combine the eggs, maple syrup, milk, and molasses.
  • Process until smooth.
  • Add the coconut flour, cinnamon, ginger, baking soda, allspice, and salt.
  • Process until a smooth batter forms.
  • Add the raisins, dried cranberries, and dried apricots.
  • Pulse 3-4 times just to combine.
  • Transfer the cake batter (it will be thick) to the greased pan, spreading it out evenly with a rubber spatula.
  • In a small bowl, combine all of the ingredients for the streusel.
  • Mix with your fingers to form a moist and crumbly mixture.
  • Sprinkle the streusel over the top of the cake, pressing gently to adhere.
  • Bake for 25-30 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean.
  • Cool completely before slicing and serving.


Nutrition Facts
Gingerbread Streusel Cake with Dried Fruits
Amount Per Serving
Calories 230 Calories from Fat 90
% Daily Value*
Fat 10g15%
Saturated Fat 5g25%
Cholesterol 81mg27%
Sodium 284mg12%
Potassium 234mg7%
Carbohydrates 30g10%
Fiber 5g20%
Sugar 17g19%
Protein 5g10%
Vitamin A 265IU5%
Vitamin C 0.2mg0%
Calcium 57mg6%
Iron 1.3mg7%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Disclaimer: All nutrition facts on Gluten Free & More are meant only as a guide and may differ depending on product brands used or ingredient substitutions. Some errors may occur, so you are encouraged to confirm the recipe’s ingredient and nutrition suitability for your own diet.
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Tags: Cake Dairy Free Fruit Gingerbread Hallie Klecker Holiday Magazine Streusel
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  1. Theresa Currie
    July 11, 2019

    I would love to make this cake. My husband loves Gingerbread and desserts with molasses. This recipe does not have a print function.

    1. Gluten Free & More
      July 12, 2019

      Hi Theresa,
      The recipe has been reformatted with the print button now. Hope you and your husband enjoy!

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