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Gluten-Free Vegan
Jaffa Cakes

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These Jaffa cakes have a spongy almond flour base and are topped with orange jam and melted dark chocolate.

With just 130 calories per cake, these vegan, gluten-free, and sugar-free treats are a healthier alternative to the store-bought ones.

Health

Time

30m

Cost

Nutrients

135 kcal

Carbs 9 grams

Sugars 5 grams

Total Fats 9 grams

Saturates 3 grams

Fibers 1 grams

Proteins 3 grams

Nutrients Data

The nutrients information on this page refers to a 2000 Kcal daily intake diet.

Each nutrient has a progress bar. A full progress bar represents the total allowance for the nutrient, based on a 500 Kcal meal.

Chart Legend

Carbs, Sugars, Total Fats, Saturates
Less than 50% of maximum recommended intake for a meal
Between 50% and 95% of maximum recommended intake for a meal
More than 95% of maximum recommended intake for a meal
Fibers, Proteins
More than 50% of recommended intake for a meal
Between 25% and 50% of recommended intake for a meal
Less than 25% of recommended intake for a meal
By visiting the full recipe page, you can get a more in depth breakdown of the nutrients for this recipe. If you prefer reading the recipe in this format instead, a link to the full recipe page will be provided at the end!

Good for Diets

  • Vegetarian
  • Vegan
  • Alcohol-Free
  • Pescatarian

Contains Allergens

  • Nuts
  • Soy

Servings

12

Did you know?

The Jaffa cakes are named after the Jaffa orange variety.

All-health boost

A single orange covers all your daily intake for vitamin C, a precious nutrient for your immune system. 

Swap sugar-loaded orange juice with the whole fruit for a boost of fibres, and save the peel for extra nutrition. 

We love adding citrus fruits to our sweet and savoury recipes. Tap below to discover them now!

Step 1

In a bowl, combine almond meal, baking powder, baking soda, potato starch, erythritol, and a pinch of salt. Then, add the soy yogurt and oat milk and whisk the ingredients into a creamy batter.

Ingredients List

Almond Flour110g
Baking Powder1tsp
Baking Soda0.5tsp
Potato Starch50g
Erythritol60g
Soy Yogurt30g
Oat Milk80mL
Sugar-Free Orange Jam140g
Dark Chocolate 85%100g
Step 2Part 1

For each cake base, pour a heaped tablespoon of batter in a muffin tin or bun tin.

Ingredients List

Almond Flour110g
Baking Powder1tsp
Baking Soda0.5tsp
Potato Starch50g
Erythritol60g
Soy Yogurt30g
Oat Milk80mL
Sugar-Free Orange Jam140g
Dark Chocolate 85%100g
Step 2Part 2

Bake the cakes for 12 minutes at 195°C (380°F). Once they've cooled down, slice the cap of each base to get a flat top.

Ingredients List

Almond Flour110g
Baking Powder1tsp
Baking Soda0.5tsp
Potato Starch50g
Erythritol60g
Soy Yogurt30g
Oat Milk80mL
Sugar-Free Orange Jam140g
Dark Chocolate 85%100g
Step 3

Top each sponge cake with orange jam, spreading the marmalade flat over the bases.

Ingredients List

Almond Flour110g
Baking Powder1tsp
Baking Soda0.5tsp
Potato Starch50g
Erythritol60g
Soy Yogurt30g
Oat Milk80mL
Sugar-Free Orange Jam140g
Dark Chocolate 85%100g
Step 4

Melt the chocolate in the microwave or a double boiler. Leave the chocolate to cool and thicken slightly before spooning it over the jam-topped cakes.

Ingredients List

Almond Flour110g
Baking Powder1tsp
Baking Soda0.5tsp
Potato Starch50g
Erythritol60g
Soy Yogurt30g
Oat Milk80mL
Sugar-Free Orange Jam140g
Dark Chocolate 85%100g

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