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Gluten-free peach and almond olive oil cake

Gluten Free Peach and Almond Olive Oil Cake

Gluten Free Peach and Almond Olive Oil Cake

This gorgeous moist gluten-free olive oil cake is jam-packed with protein to build and repair the body and dietary fibre to support gut health. Peaches provide plenty of important nutrients, including vitamin C, vitamin A, potassium and magnesium, and they’re high in protective antioxidants.

Serves: 8



  • 2½ cups almond meal
  • ¼ cup arrowroot or cornflour
  • ½ tsp bicarbonate of soda
  • ¼ tsp sea salt
  • ⅓ cup + 2 tbsp raw honey or 100 per cent maple syrup
  • ½ cup milk of choice
  • 1 tsp vanilla bean paste or extract
  • ¼ cup cold-pressed olive oil
  • 3 eggs
  • 3 ripe peaches, peeled & sliced thinly
  • ¼ cup flaked almond
  1. Preheat oven to 180°C. Grease 20cm cake tin and line bottom with baking paper.
  2. In medium-sized bowl combine almond meal, arrowroot, bicarb and salt.
  3. In another bowl whisk ⅓ cup honey, milk, vanilla, olive oil and eggs.
  4. Gradually add wet ingredients into dry and gently combine.
  5. Pour mixture into cake tin and top with peaches and flaked almonds.
  6. Bake for 45 mins.
  7. When cooked, remove from oven and drizzle over 2tbsp honey. Allow to cool before serving.


Lisa Guy

Lisa Guy is a respected Sydney-based naturopath, author and passionate foodie with 16 years of clinical experience. She runs a naturopathic clinic in Rose Bay called Art of Healing and is the founder of Bodhi Organic Tea.

Lisa is a great believer that good wholesome food is one of the greatest pleasures in life and the foundation of good health. Lisa encourages her clients to get back to eating what nature intended: good, clean, wholesome food that’s nutrient-rich and free from high levels of sugars, harmful fats, artificial additives and pesticides. Her aim is to change the way people eat, cook and think about food.

Lisa is an avid health writer, being a regular contributor to The Sunday Telegraph's Body and Soul, and leading magazines including WellBeing. Lisa is an author of five books to date, including My Goodness: all you need to know about children’s health and nutrition , Pregnancy Essentials, Heal Yourself, Listen to your Body and Healthy Skin Diet .