Baking Day: Lemon Bars, Coconut Flour Bread, Banana Spice Coffee Cake, Macaroons, Chai Spice Muffins

Posted by Courtney on February 27th, 2013. Filed under: Cooking, Food, Recipes.

Baking Day IMG_4271 IMG_4272 IMG_4273 IMG_4274Banana Spice Coffee Cake {Grain Free, Dairy Free, Gluten Free}

1 cup banana
4 eggs
1 1/2 tsp vanilla
1 Tbsp honey
1/2 cup coconut flour
2 tsp cinnamon
1/2 tsp nutmeg
1/2 tsp ginger
1/2 tsp cloves
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp baking soda
1/4 tsp coconut oil

optional: chopped nuts, 1/4 cup coconut, frozen cranberries, or raisins

Topping: 1/2 cup almond meal, 1tsp cinnamon, 1/4 tsp ginger, 1/8 tsp nutmeg, 1/8 tsp cloves, 1 1/2 Tbsp coconut oil (optional: chopped nuts)

Mix bottom layer. Pour into greased 8×8 glass pan. Mix topping. Top with it.

Bake at 350 for 40-50 minutes


Lemon Bars {Grain Free, Dairy Free, Gluten Free}

1 1/2 cups Almond Meal (could replace 1/2 cup with chopped nuts)
1/2 tsp salt
1 Tbsp honey
2 Tbsp coconut oil (or butter)
1 Tbsp vanilla

Mix. Press crust into greased 8×8 glass pan. Bake at 350 for 15-20 minutes (to golden brown)

Lemon Topping (Lemon Curd):

1/2 cup lemon juice
3 eggs
1/4 cup honey
1/4 cup coconut oil (or butter)

Blend all ingredients. Heat in a saucepan until it thickens. Pour over cooked crust. Refrigerate for 2 hours.


Coconut Macaroons {Grain Free, Dairy Free, Gluten Free}


2 cups unsweetened coconut flakes
1/2 cup honey
2 eggs
2 tsp vanilla

Optional: 1/2 cup cocoa powder or lemon zest or lime zest

Use a small cookie scoop to scoop mounds onto a baking sheet.

Bake at 350 for 15-18 min. Until golden brown.


Chai Spice Muffins {Grain Free, Dairy Free, Gluten Free}


1/2 cup coconut flour
2 tsp cinnamon
1/2 tsp ginger
1/4 tsp cloves
1/2 tsp nutmeg
1/4 tsp sea salt
1/4 tsp baking soda
5 eggs
1/2 cup melted coconut oil
1/2 cup honey
1 tsp vanilla

Fill lined cupcake pan 2/3 full. Bake at 350 for 25-30 minutes.


Coconut Flour Bread {Grain Free, Dairy Free, Gluten Free}

2/3 cup coconut flour
3/4 cup almond flour
1/2 cup coconut oil or butter
8 eggs
1 Tbsp honey
1 1/2 tsp Apple cider vinegar
3/4 tsp sea salt
3/4 tsp baking soda

Mix all. Grease bread pan. Bake at 300 for 50 minutes.

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