We’re so glad the cake turned out well. Oh I forgot to ask as well… Can I make this in a loaf pan? Hi Bee! Cake is baking in the oven as we speak…attempted this for my son’s 1st birthday! It was amazing. You can make it! TY for all You do to help us make positive changes and still have good eats!! 1-Bowl gluten-free zucchini cake (or bread!) Everyone who ate it was like hhmm it’s good but banana ?? Easy Zucchini Fritters. I’m trying not to eat the whole thing myself. This recipe is a hit! I can taste banana if someone else is eating it ;-) So what do You think avocado might do? See more ideas about vegan zucchini, vegan recipes, recipes. Is it possible to cut out the coconut sugar? If you’re a lazy baker like me you will love this! I personally like to add a bit of psyllium husk powder to my gluten free baking, which I did with this recipe, and I completely forgot to add the eggs and it turned out wonderful! This zucchini cake is great! Everyone loved it! you have inspired me to bake something zucchini-y very soon :D!! Think more applesauce could be used? Try a GF blend, arrowroot, or coconut flour instead (or a blend of these). It’s okay though. I wouldn’t recommend. I have a nut free kid. The cake was moist and came out beautifully. And we’re not sure about using all purpose flour for this (we haven’t tested it not gluten-free). Let us know if you try. If I plan to use normal all purpose flour, do you think it’s a 1:1 substitution? This cake is incredible and good for you! This cake was so good I made it twice! 4. Do you know of a substitute? And these muffins fit that bill exactly! Can I use grated cooked carrots instead of Zucchini? We used 3 6-inch pans, but 2 (~8-9″) standard pans, or 1 9×13-inch should work. I did substitute the potato starch with arrowroot starch and coconut flour as suggested in the recipe. AMAZING! Oh and I’m also allergic to almonds so I just measured the same amount of sunflower seeds, bashed them for a while in a bag and voila – nutty and gives it a bit more bite/crunch. I’d probably suggest arrowroot instead as tapioca can make things gummy. I would love your help! Just remove when a toothpick comes up clean or just a few crumbs. Definitely will make again! And a mix of coconut meal and flax meal instead of almond meal. KMac – what nonsense. Let us kow if you try! I don’t remember Katie’s last name or I’d absolutely look her up and tell her that she should make this cake so we could eat some together virtually. Is there a substitute you recommend or am I able to use more banana? Hi, I was looking for a dairy free frosting. Loved the recipe! Will DEFINITELY remake them over and over and over and over and….well you get the point. Would any cream cheese work? sweat. Yours looks perfect! I have made this many times as muffins and they are always delicious even with various ingredient substitutions:) What would happen if you convert these to pumpkin muffins? It is soooo good. i was surprised at how easy it was to throw together, can’t wait to try it! Love this! This cake and frosting will become a staple in our house. If not, you could try subbing sweet potato purée. I can’t wait to try this recipe…any chance I can omit the coconut sugar completely and reduce the amount of Maple syrup to perhaps 1/2 a cup instead of 3/4? I can’t use xanthan gum either due to sensitivity issues! I have made this cake and adore it! Do you think I could sub in more applesauce? Hope that helps! We’re so glad you enjoyed it, Jeanette! Delicious!! Hmm, I’d suggest a blend of coconut flour and arrowroot starch for a similar result, but we haven’t tested it so I’m not sure if that will work. I read that the starch may cause it to dry out after a couple of days. For the frosting, I halved it since I’m eating this for breakfast :). This is for my twins Birthday party at 2pm today! Just combining the two batters in 6 pans (or halfing each batter for 3)?! Ha! Note the past tense as my family devoured these cupcakes!! No substitutes 3 x 6 inch pans but not my oven so could of been that. Stopppp. Chocolate Ganache Frosting: I mix about 1.5 cups of vegan chocolate chips and 1 vegan chocolate bar (broken into pieces) with about 2-3 tbsp of almond milk (add more almond milk if needed, adding 1 tbsp at a time) Sorry to hear that was your experience! Easy Instant Pot Chili (Vegan, Oil-Free) Previous Next. It was a little bit crumbly, and I missed the texture that the almond meal would have given it. I made it w egg substitute (ENER G egg replacer) and regular all purpose flower and it came out great. Aug 18, 2014 - Gluten-free zucchini cake (or bread!) Next add maple syrup, coconut sugar, baking powder, baking soda, and sea salt (optional) and whisk to combine. Isn’t Mercola trying to sell his own snake oil? Let us know how it goes! Get the dish from Delish. I would prefer the protein from the eggs instead of the sugar from the applesauce and bananas. Thanks! Aw, we’re so glad you both enjoy them, Michelle! We’re so glad you enjoyed it, Iralyn! What else could I substitute the almond flour for? A quick question, could I sub oat flour instead of almond flour? The cake came out beautiful and so dang delicious. Anyway, I made this cake today for a group of friends, one of which is gluten free. I’m allergic to potato, so is there any other flour blend I could use? Almost ate it all ??? I used flax eggs and regular flour. I’m from Argentina :). Tapioca can get gummy. Thanks. This is a great cake recipe for my zucchini. Want to save this recipe? Thanks!! And will that work? Thank you so very much. I’ve made it 5 times now this zucchini growing season and everyone I’ve served it to absolutely loves it. Is there something else I could use? Let us know if you experiment! This was delicious! It’s super helpful for us and other readers. Hi! Should I proceed or shred the rest of the 3? What blend do you use? YES. I did read another reviewer could taste it, too so I made sure to use a banana with no yellow spots and even added a little extra vanilla and some espresso powder to help mask the flavor. I don’t recommend sorghum. What can I replace the bananas with? What other ingredient can I replace maple syrup? So moist, rich and delicious! Share Recipe. How would it alter the outcome? So creamy, light, slightly tangy, and just as good as the real stuff – guaranteed. This was delicious! This looks wonderful! We loved the recipe so much I cannot wait to make it again for my husbands bday! Hi Dana! Others have suggested tigernut flour is a good sub if you have access to that. I’m on an ultra restrictive low fodmap diet right now and unfortunately apples and ripe bananas are a no-go. Let us show you how. So I’d say halve the recipe and bake it in a standard round cake pan for 1 layer! Maybe I’m just extra sensitive to the taste… or maybe it’s just in my head ;) Either way, I’ll still eat it (and probably share) and am determined to try again, maybe with the sweet potato substitution next time. I also added 1 tsp of instant coffee to the batter. And is it packed cups? One of the ladies had diabetes, so I substituted the sugar with Xylitol to make it sugar-free. But perhaps next time you could either use a slightly less ripe banana or sub something like sweet potato puree? My kids happily help to shred zucchini & want to eat it – now that makes a Mom happy! It didn’t last long enough to know how it stored. Thanks! Can it be modified to be made into zucchini bread, or would that be a completely different recipe? That should work! Hi Robin, we’re so sorry to hear that! Is there another sugar I can use besides coconut sugar? It had a subtle banana taste which was pleasant and the texture was on point. Is there anything that can be substituted for potato starch? Fudgy, airy, and so decadent. As a retired professional baker and 12 years (and counting!) I made these in a 12-lined muffin pan so I can control my urge to eat the whole cake! For the icing, I used regular dairy ingredients and only needed a little over 1/2 cup of the confectioners sugar. Thanks!! Can I use a smashed banana instead of applesauce? Love it, I am eating it right now. Hi Katy! Thank you! Also if anyone has tried substituting more applesauce for the banana I would love to hear how it went. The banana taste is hardly distinguishable and the main flavor is definitely CHOCOLATE! I’m going to make the cake this weekend :). Let the cake cool for 10-15 minutes and then transfer to a cake plate. I subbed all purpose flour for the GF/almond flours and it worked perfectly. You mention it several times and I click on the link, but it takes me to another receipe but no note on the “blend”. That may work! We haven’t tried that but let us know if you do! 1-Bowl gluten-free zucchini cake (or bread!) I will be baking this regularly regardless of any occasions, it is that good!! And love the raspberry addition. Thank you for sharing such a great recipe! Vanilla extract adds a hint of vanilla flavor, while almond butter is used in place of oil to keep this recipe oil-free. I am absolutely in love with this blog because the recipes are delicious, easy and allergen-friendly. Thanks so much for the lovely review! The frosting was perfectly sweet. It worked out great. You will not be subscribed to our newsletter list. Rice flour so subbed with 1/2c wh. Thanks so much for sharing! 6. Thanks for sharing, Heidi! Look at all that cakey goodness and that perfect frosting. The cake is very lovely! I was just wondering – is it possible to just use a gluten free flour blend instead of the almond flour and potato starch? Perhaps! I wonder whether I’m jus still comparing it to my non gluten free and non vegan days where things just tasted so good! 1/4 cup organic oats (ground up a bit in the food processor) The weather has been so hot recently that every time I buy bananas they ripen so incredibly quickly that we are unable to eat them all before they get too ripe. I basically use the site for all my recipes and I have yet to have something not turn out amazing. Find our recipe for applesauce here. Thanks so much for the lovely review =). So healthy and easy. Hmm we haven’t tried and can’t say for sure. That means recipes with simple-to-follow steps and no weird or hard-to-find ingredients. Is there a possibility it may not rise well? Yes, you’d cook the sweet potatoes then mash. Vegan banana cake with chocolate peanut butter frosting – easy to make, fluffy, moist banana cake filled with smooth, creamy peanut butter and chocolate buttercream. I’ve made the cake part twice (had different ingredients in the house for frosting, so I improvised there). I used 2 cups of zucchini too and it came out awesome, just took longer to bake. Thanks again and keep on posting. Another tasty recipe! I had so many expectations for this cake… I have made so many MB recipes before and they’ve always turned out great. However, how did it taste? For the icing, I used the non-dairy cream cheese, Xylitol, vanilla and a bit of water to thin out the cream cheese so I could spread it. It just won’t be as fluffy as it could have been if I remembered the almond flour. They may act similar? Next time, would you mind leaving a rating with your review? I made this tonight! And the vegan chocolate ganache was the perfect accompaniment. xo. The inclusion of oats and almond meal adds a richness to the cake that makes it so yummy yet not dry due to the moist zucchini, applesauce, and oil. Gluten-Free, Vegan (optional), Vegetarian. For extra nutrients and some natural sweetness, I added about a 1/2 cup of grated carrots as well (in addition to the 1 1/2 cups of grated zucchini). I’ve used your g.f. pancake mix for cookies and it worked amazingly well. A mix of the two should work well! This cake was awesome, all three times I have made it. But coconut whipped cream also sounds like a lovely alternative =). Hi Latifa, Maybe? I really appreciate this awesome recipe. New at baking here. Made it this morning for friends, and ended up serving it with whipped cream instead of frosting while it was still warm, and oh my goodness it was sooo good. My non-allergy/vegan family and friends would not believe me that it was gf/vg. I want to have it for my birthday party this weekend :) I am not gluten free and don’t have some of those flours on hand could I use white whole wheat flour instead of the almond flour and potato starch? Gorgeous cake. But our Vegan Chocolate Ganache Frosting would also be incredible. I’d still recommend potato starch and I’m not sure about oat flour. I haven’t made any of these recipes yet, but we have been enjoying some of your other recipes like the watermelon ice dream. I can’t give my youngest son nuts yet so Zucchini Bread Recipes Dessert Recipes. Do you suggest substituting two eggs for the above ingredients? They always get rave reviews from people who have all types of diets, including people who eat everything! : soy is not good for you :( (the tofutti)…it’s a US Govt marketing campaign from way back when….because soy is incredibly cheap, they want us to believe it’s a health food…it’s not! I considered switching the almond butter for tahini, and the almound flour for ground oats… but maybe you have some tested-and-tried recommendations instead? **portion control because they’re so yummy**, We’re so glad you enjoyed this recipe, Rina! Hi Monica, Tapioca can make things gummy. The result was a sweet, moist cake that is very delicious!!! We’d recommend a blend of coconut and arrowroot, but we haven’t tried it so we aren’t sure! Any chance that this recipe would work without adding the maple syrup and coconut sugar? I have made this twice for my kids birthdays and it’s been a huge hit. LOVE your recipes Dana and am so thankful of the time and effort that goes into the recipe development. Let us know how it goes! Regular sugar should work. They rise so nicely! Thanks :). For this recipe, we used banana and applesauce in place of eggs. Do you have have any suggestions? I  adapted the recipe from a family favorite that belongs to my aunt Donna. Please answer soon since I have all the ingredients on the counter already. We aren’t sure. My local store doesnt sell potato starch or almond flour (I’m in the UK) but there is plenty of gf plain and self raising flour options! You did it again this is amazing!! But I don’t know the quantities. Hi Christine, it looks like other readers have used maple syrup or dates with success! I don’t have potato starch could I just sub cornstarch? Hi! Preheat oven to 300 degrees F (148 C) and butter and flour an 8x8 pan with dairy-free butter or cooking spray and gluten-free flour. Soy has been consumed by billions – yes, billions – of people for over a thousand years, and all of those people were/are healthier than those in the western world. If not, then your zucchini or applesauce may not have been as watery as most, or your flour blend could have been different, or the eggs were too small… or too much oats maybe…. Doc is having me get tested for covid because I’m not getting much better… ugh…just scare me more doc! (There’s none on the market, go figure covid) If making cupcakes, line a … totally recommend this recipe. We like to use three 6-inch round cake pans for an impressive three-tier look. Next time, though, I will cut the frosting recipe in half. Notify me of followup comments via e-mail. We are so glad you’re loving this cake, Barbie! I subbed brown sugar for the coconut sugar as well as all-purpose flour for the coconut flour (couldn’t find them). This cake is a perfect substitute!!! I make two mini loaves from one batch, and freeze the extra one. I frosted the other with the cream cheese frosting, I used Violife vegan cream cheese, and used a stencil to decorate and called it Hanukkah cake for my husband. I put unsweetened shredded coconut on mine with a pinch of coconut sugar over it and it was great. Creamy Roasted Red … Since muffins are more accepted as a breakfast food than brownies, it would be completely justified to have one of these muffins for breakfast! Pumpkin maybe? Next time i will do the same and also reduce sugar to 1/2c as it was too sweet for my family. Can almond flour be substituted with chickpea flour? Oct 11, 2016 - No Bake Vegan Brownies with Chocolate Ganache, a food drink post from the blog Minimalist Baker on Bloglovin’ Oct 11, 2016 - No Bake Vegan Brownies with Chocolate Ganache, a food drink post from the blog Minimalist Baker on Bloglovin’ Explore. Hello! You may enjoy some of these other sweet recipes with veggies: https://minimalistbaker.com/1-bowl-vegan-gluten-free-carrot-cake/ and https://minimalistbaker.com/fudgy-vegan-double-chocolate-beet-muffins/. Can an electric mixer be used for this? And we both had a thing for the chocolate cake on our menu. Just made this cake and it turned out amazing! Scan the comments for some other substitution ideas! For gluten-free flours, we went with a combination of almond flour and potato starch. We’d recommend a blend of coconut and arrowroot, but we haven’t tried it so we aren’t sure! Date Added: 1/29/2018 Source: minimalistbaker.com. No one had any clue it was vegan. Xo. And because the frosting is made with dates and cashew butter, it’s pretty guilt-free with no added processed sugar. Thanks Gwen! Do you have anything? Looked like the correct consistency. Finally do I squeeze any moisture from the zucchini? This moist and fudgy easy vegan chocolate zucchini loaf packs in a whole zucchini but you would never know. I made this cake for my birthday and it was a-mazing!!! Or some Aquafaba to mimic egg? This triple-layered chocolate masterpiece is gluten-free and vegan, yes, but also moist and tender and chocolaty AF—exactly what you want in a layer cake, gluten-free and vegan or not. 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