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Thick slices of cake on a platter next to some fresh grapefruit.
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Grapefruit Cake

This refined sugar free, gluten free grapefruit cake is refreshing and zingy. It's perfect for brunch or snack time.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time42 mins
Total Time52 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: dairy free, gluten free, grapefruit, refined sugar free
Servings: 10
Calories: 197kcal


  • 1 1/2 cups date paste (see my date paste recipe for instructions)
  • 1/3 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons fresh squeezed grapefruit juice
  • 3 well beaten eggs
  • The zest of 1 grapefruit
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup gluten free oat flour
  • 3 teaspoons gluten free baking powder


  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • In a large mixing bowl, add the date paste, extra virgin olive oil, vanilla extract, eggs, grapefruit juice, and grapefruit zest and stir until combined.
  • In a separate bowl, mix the oat flour and baking powder and then add that mixture to the wet ingredients and stir once more to combine.
  • Pour the batter into a greased medium sized (9.25 x 5.25 x 2.75) loaf pan and bake in a preheated oven at 350 degrees Fahrenheit for 42 minutes.
  • Let cool completely before serving.
  • Makes 10 slices of grapefruit cake.


  • Store in an airtight container in the fridge for up to five days or freeze for up to six months.


Calories: 197kcal | Carbohydrates: 25g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 49mg | Sodium: 23mg | Potassium: 333mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 14g | Vitamin A: 71IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 75mg | Iron: 1mg