Gluten-Free Almond Friands

Almond Friands

These delicious healthy gluten-free almond friands are rich in protein and dietary fibre to help keep blood sugar and insulin levels stable. Almonds are a great source of zinc and magnesium, needed for a strong functioning immune system and nervous system health.

Gluten-Free Almond Friands

1 cup almond flour
½ cup gluten-free oat flour
¼ cup cold pressed olive oil
4 organic eggs
1/3 cup pure maple syrup or raw honey
1 ½ tsp baking powder
1 tsp vanilla paste or extract
10 good quality dark chocolate buds


  1. Preheat oven to 180*C. Grease and line a 12-hole cupcake tray.
  2. In a medium bowl combine almond and oat flour with baking powder.
  3. In a smaller bowl whisk together eggs, olive oil, honey, and vanilla extract.
  4. Pour wet ingredients into dry and gently combine.
  5. Spoon mixture into cupcake holes and place a chocolate bud in the centre of each cupcake.
  6. Bake for 15 minutes then enjoy.
    Makes 10 cupcakes.

TEA PAIRING: These gorgeous little almond friands pair perfectly with a pot of Bodhi Organic Sticky Chai or Vegan Sticky Chai.

Recipe by naturopath Lisa Guy.

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