Grapefruit cake loaf with a few slices cut on a white platter.
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Grapefruit Cake

This healthy grapefruit cake is refreshing and zingy. Perfect for brunch or snack time.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time42 mins
Total Time52 mins
Course: Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: grapefruit
Servings: 10
Calories: 190kcal
Author: Jennifer - A Sweet Alternative


  • 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


  • 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.


Calories: 190kcal | Fat: 8.7g