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Grapefruit n’ Basil Sesame Seed Cake

Grapefruit n’ Basil Sesame Seed Cake
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Prep: 15 minutes | Cook: 30 minutes | Total Time: 45 minutes
  • 1 cup
    almond flour
  • 1/4 cup
    sugar substitute
  • 1/2 teaspoon
  • 2 tablespoons
    basil very finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon
    baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon
    baking soda
  • 2 tablespoons
    black sesame seeds
  • 1/2 cup
    gluten-free cereal
  • 1/2 cup
    gluten-free puffed rice
  • 1/4 cup
    almond milk
  • 3 tablespoons
    olive oil
  • 1 cup
    greek plain yogurt
  • 2 tablespoons
    freshly squeezed grapefruit juice
  • 2 tablespoons
    grated grapefruit zest
  • 1 teaspoon
    sugar substitute for topping
  • egg whites
  1. In a large bowl, combine flour, sugar substitute, cinnamon, fresh basil, baking powder, baking soda and sesame seeds.
  2. In a separate bowl, combine gluten-free cereals, almond milk, egg whites, olive oil, grapefruit zest, grapefruit juice and yogurt; mix well to ensure cereal is evenly coated. Slowly add almond flour mixture; stir well until combined.
  3. Transfer mixture to a baking dish coated with baking spray.
  4. Bake at 350°F for 30 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
  5. Remove from oven and set on a cooling rack to cool. Sprinkle with additional sugar substitute.
  6. Serve warm or at room temperature.
Nutritional Information

Makes: 4 servings
  • Calories388
  • Carbohydrates53.0 g
    • Dietary fiber3.2 g
  • Cholesterol6 mg
  • Fat13.8 g
    • Saturated fat2.7 g
  • Sodium280 mg
  • Protein13 g
* Nutritional Guidelines based on the USDA's MyPlate Standards.
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