Close up of a slice of gluten free apple upside down cake on a white plate.
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Gluten Free Apple Upside Down Cake

This gluten free apple upside down cake is perfect for a healthy dessert or snack.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Total Time55 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: apples, dessert, gluten free
Servings: 10
Calories: 128kcal
Author: Jennifer - A Sweet Alternative


  • 1 cup date paste (see my date paste recipe for instructions)
  • 1/4 cup date paste (to spread on the cake pan)
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 3 well beaten eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup oat flour
  • 3 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon cloves
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 1 apple peeled and sliced


  • In a large mixing bowl add olive oil, date paste, eggs, cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves, vanilla, and stir until combined.
  • In a separate bowl mix oat flour and baking powder to combine, then add that to the wet mixture and stir until combined.
  • Spread 1/4 of a cup of date paste on a well greased 9 inch round baking pan.
  • Lay sliced apples over the date paste, covering the pan completely.
  • Pour the batter over the apples then bake in a preheated oven at 350 degrees Fahrenheit for 40 minutes.
  • Makes 8-10 slices of gluten free apple cake.


Calories: 128kcal | Fat: 2.1g