Jaffa Cakes : GF / V

Jaffa Cakes : GF / V

Sponge layer :  


1/4 cup brown rice flour 

2 tbsp tapioca flour 

2 tbsp coconut flour

1/3 cup almond flour  

1/2 tsp. vanilla powder 

3 tbsp. coconut oil

2 tbsp. coconut nectar 

3 tbsp. almond milk

pinch salt  

1/2 tsp. baking soda


Jelly layer :

1/2 cup fresh orange juice  

1/2 tsp. agar agar  

 zest one orange 


Chocolate layer:  

1 cup dark chocolate chips

1 tbsp. coconut oil  


Sponge layer : Preheat oven to 350 F. Add all dry ingredients to a bowl. Melt coconut oil and mix all sponge ingredients well in a bowl. Oil a muffin tin with coconut oil. Spoon a few tablespoons of batter into each cup (about 1/4 way full) and bake 8 - 10 until lightly brown. Allow to cool completely.

Orange jelly layer : Line a cookie pan with parchment paper. Pour 1/2 cup of orange juice (about two medium oranges) along with the zest of one orange and 1 tsp. agar agar powder into a small sauce pan. Bring to boil and then immediately turn off while stirring all the time. Pour mixture onto the parchment paper and spread out about 1/4 inch thick. Allow to cool complexly. When cooled, use a small 1 1/2 inch cookie cutter or shot glass cut enough rounds for each sponge base.

Chocolate coating : Add water half way up in to saucepan. Place chocolate chips into a small bowl along with coconut oil. When water boils, place bowl on top of water and melt chocolate. 

To assemble: Layer gelatin ring on top of sponge layer and finally spoon a few tbsp of chocolate on top. When chocolate is still sticky zest orange on top. 

Place in fridge for an hour. Serve at room temperature. Enjoy! 



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