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Gluten-Free Strawberry Shortcake

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Try this  lighter spin on your favorite strawberry shortcake by Gal of Holy Health made with an almond flour cake and homemade coconut whipped cream, making it 100% gluten- and dairy-free. It’s the perfect dessert for fresh strawberries! 

Gluten-Free Strawberry Shortcake

Gluten-Free Strawberry Shortcakes

Course: Breakfast, Dessert
Prep Time: 10 hours 15 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 10 hours 45 minutes
Yield: 8 Slices
Calories: 300kcal

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Equipment

  • hand mixer or standing mixer

Ingredients

Cake:

  • 4 eggs separated
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup agave or honey
  • 1 1/2 cup almond flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt

Coconut Whip:

  • 1 13.5 oz can of full fat coconut milk refrigerated overnight for at least 10 hours
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 Tbsp agave

Topping:

  • 1 cup sliced California strawberries

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 325°F.
  • In a medium bowl, whisk together the egg yolks, vanilla and honey. Set aside.
  • Add egg whites to a separate medium bowl and beat using an electric mixer until peaks form.
  • Add the almond flour, baking powder and salt into the egg yolk mixture.
  • Using a spatula, gently fold the egg whites into the egg yolk mixture.
  • Line an 8 x 8 baking dish with parchment paper and pour in the batter.
  • Bake for 25-30 minutes, until the top starts to brown and a toothpick comes out clean. Set aside to cool.
  • Remove coconut milk from the fridge and pour the creamy part into a glass or metal bowl, reserving the liquid. .
  • Using an electric mixer, whip the coconut milk until fluffy and resembles a whipped cream texture.
  • Add the vanilla and agave to the coconut whipped cream and mix well.
  • Spread the coconut whip over the cake and top with fresh California strawberries.

Notes

Lite coconut milk will not work.
For best coconut whip results, refrigerate your bowl for 10-20 minutes.

Nutrition

Serving: 1  Slice | Calories: 300kcal | Carbohydrates: 18g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 23g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Cholesterol: 93mg | Sodium: 184mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 11g

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