Gluten-Free Spiced Apple & Pear Cake Recipe

4 from 1 vote
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 1 hr 10 mins
Total Time 1 hr 10 mins
Course Dessert Recipes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 560 kcal


  • 2 small apples
  • 2 small pears
  • ½ cup honey
  • 120g butter, softened
  • ½ cup caster sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 3/4 cup gluten-free flour
  • ⅔ cup almond flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 2 Tbsp raw sugar


  • Preheat the oven to 160C. Grease a 21cm springform cake tin and line the base with baking paper.
  • Dice one apple and one pear. Finely slice the other apple and other pear.
  • Melt honey and set aside.
  • In a large mixing bowl, cream the butter together with the sugar. Add the eggs and vanilla extract and beat to combine. Beat in the melted honey.
  • In another mixing bowl, combine the gluten-free flour, almond flour, baking powder, and 1 tsp of cinnamon.
  • Gradually beat the dry ingredients into the butter mixture. Do not overmix.
  • Fold in the diced apples and pears.
  • Mix the remaining 1 tsp cinnamon and raw sugar in a small bowl.
  • Carefully pour the batter into the prepared cake tin, lightly press in the sliced apples and pears, sprinkle with cinnamon sugar, and bake for 50-60 mins, or until cooked through.
  • Leave in the oven for 10 mins with the door ajar before removing to cool completely.

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