Gluten free muffins

Ingredients:
– 4 eggs,
– 200 grams (1 and ¼ cups) almond flour,
– 200 grams (1 and ¼ cups) sugar,
– two tablespoon of chopped semisweet chocolate,
– one teaspoons baking powder.
– rom extract or almond extract.

Beat the whites very well.
In the yolks add the baking powder.
In the beaten whites add slowly the almond flour, the yolks with baking powder, almond extract and chocolate.
Add the composition in muffins pan.
Bake in preheated oven – at 375 F for 15-20 minutes or until the crust is a light brown.
If you like – you can sprinkle some confectioner sugar on top.

Enjoy!

Flourless orange and almond cake -Gluten free

Ingredients:
2 oranges
6 eggs, separated
1 cup sugar
300g (3 cups) ground almonds(almond meal)
1 tsp baking powder

Wash oranges and boiled them (unpeeled) in a pot (it is water in the pan) for 2 hours.
Drain the water and allow the oranges to cool.
Blend the oranges in a blender or food processor to a smooth consistency.

Preheat oven to 180° C – 356° F.

Beat the egg yolk and sugar using an electric mixer until smooth. Add the orange puree and beat. Add the baking powder and ground almond and beat at low speed until just combined.

Beat the egg whites in another bowl until firm peak forms. Add the whites to the almond batter and fold in gently until just combined.

Grease a spring form baking pan with margarine (or vegetable oil spray).

Pour batter into the pan and bake for 1 hour or until the top is golden brown.

Serve with fresh oranges or your favorite homemade jam.

Almond delight – Gluten Free

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One of my favorite recipe – if is easy and very healthy. The initial recipe was with blueberries but I have changed it with apples and some semisweet chocolate.

Here is the recipe:
Ingredients:
– 4 eggs,
– 200 grams (1 and ¼ cups) almond flour,
– Two apples and one spoon of chopped semisweet chocolate,
– Two teaspoons baking powder.

Beat the whites very well.
Grate the apples on the grater. For me the two apples were fine – because I wanted to have 400 grams – grated apples and chocolate.
In the yolks add two teaspoons of baking powder.
In the beaten whites add slowly the almond flour, the yolks with baking powder, the grated apples and chocolate.
Add the composition in muffins pan or in a cake pan. I use a cake pan because I don’t have at that time a muffin’s one.
Bake in preheated oven – at 375 F for 25 minutes or until the crust is a light brown.
If you like – you can sprinkle some confectioner sugar on top.

Enjoy!

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