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Gluten free frangipane with cherries

  • Vegetarian Diet

    Diet based on cereals, pulses, nuts, seeds, vegetables, fruits and other animal foods such as honey and eggs. Excludes meat, fish, mollusks.

  • Gluten Free Diet

    Excludes foods containing gluten, such as wheat, barley, rye and their by-products.

Gluten free frangipane with cherries


  • Remove the pits from the cherries and cut in half.
  • Place a pot over medium to high heat. Add the cherry juice and 250 g of cherries.
  • Boil for 10 minutes to make a syrup.
  • Transfer mixture to a blender and beat for 2 minutes.
  • Preheat oven to 180* C (350* F) Fan.
  • In a bowl, add the flour and melted coconut butter.
  • In a separate bowl, add the egg with 3-4 tablespoons water, whisk and add to the flour –butter mixture.
  • Line the bottom and sides of a 30x25 cm baking pan with parchment paper.
  • Add the mixture into the pan and brush with the egg mixture.
  • Bake for 15 minutes, until golden.
  • When ready, remove from oven and set aside to cool for 10 minutes.
  • In a bowl, add the ground almonds, honey, milk, coconut, almond extract and 3 eggs.
  • Mix well for 2 minutes, until all of the ingredients are completely combined.
  • Spread the mixture over the sponge cake.
  • Bake for 25-35 cm, until nice and golden.
  • Serve with 30 g cherries and almond slivers.
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Nutrition information per portion

Calories (kcal)
27 %


Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.

Total Fat (g)
51 %

Fatty Acids

Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.

Saturated Fat (g)
55 %

Saturated Fats

Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.

Total Carbs (g)
13 %


The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.

Sugars (g)
28 %


Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.

Protein (g)
26 %


It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.

Fibre (g)
28 %


They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.

Sodium (g)
2 %


A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily

*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.

*The nutritional chart and the symbols refer to the basic recipe and not to the serving suggestions.

*To calculate nutritional table data, we use software by Nutritics logo

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