10 Nut-Free Cookie and Cake Recipes

Are you allergic to nuts or do you have to prepare bakery for people who are allergic to nuts? If you do not want to miss out on delicious nut-free cookies and cakes and if you are also looking to avoid sugar, this guide is the perfect one. Here are 10 recipes for preparing cookies and cakes that are nut-free, healthy, and, most importantly, delicious. Some of them are even sugar-free as well as sweetener-free and use only fruits as sweetener. With these recipes, your nut-free cookies and cakes won’t lack any crunch!

1. Nut-Free Double Chocolate Chip Cookies 

Ingredients for 20 cookies:

For flax egg:

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  • 2 tablespoons ground flax seed
  • 6 tablespoons water

For the rest:

  • 3/4 cup gluten-free all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup cacao powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup chocolate chips
  • 1/4 cup plant-based milk
  • 1/3 cup sunflower seed Butter
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Instructions:

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.

2. For flax egg, in a bowl, add ground flax seed and water and stir. Let sit for 5 to 10 minutes.

3. Meanwhile, in a bowl, add flour, cocoa powder, baking powder and salt and stir.

4. In a double boiler, melt half of the chocolate chips. Transfer to a bowl and add sunflower seed butter and mix.

5. Add milk, flax egg, and vanilla extract and stir.

6. Add the wet mixture from step 5 to the dry mixture in step 3. Fold in remaining chocolate chips.

7. With a 1-tablespoon measure, portion cookie dough into round shapes and place on lined baking tray. Bake for 12 to 14 minutes. Let cool.

Source: frommybowl

2. Nut-Free Ultimate Allergy-Friendly Cookies

Ingredients for 12 cookies:

  • 1 tablespoon chia seeds
  • 3 tablespoons water
  • 50 grams raisins
  • 125 grams tahini
  • 2 tablespoon water
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 6 tablespoon coconut flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder

Instructions:

1. In a bowl with a 1 tablespoon of water, add chia seeds and let soak for 15 to 20 minutes or until they start to gel.

2. Preheat oven to 360 degrees Fahrenheit.

3. In a food processor, add raisins, tahini and remaining water and process.

4. Add remaining ingredients and soaked chia seeds and process until the mix is sticky.

5. With wet hands and a wet spoon, take spoonfuls of the mixture, roll into balls and place on a baking paper lined tray.

6. With a wet fork, press balls down.

7. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes.

Source: mykidslickthebowl

3. Nut-Free Applesauce Cookies

Ingredients for 12 cookies:

  • 1 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 3/4 cup chopped dates
  • 1/3 cup raisins
  • 1 cup old fashioned oats
  • 1/2 cup oat flour
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ginger
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 tablespoon melted coconut oil
  • 1 egg

Instructions:

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.

2. Line baking sheet with parchment paper.

3. In a bowl, place all ingredients and mix.

4. Form mixture into medium balls, flatten and place on sheet.

5. Bake for around 12 to 15 minutes or until they are slightly golden brown.

Source: happyhealthymama

4. Nut-Free Quinoa, chocolate chip and banana cookies

Ingredients for 8 to 10 cookies:

  • 1 and 1/2 cups cooked quinoa
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 ripe mashed bananas
  • 2 lightly beaten eggs
  • 1/2 cup chocolate chips
  • salt
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon

Instructions:

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.

2. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.

3. In a bowl, add bananas, eggs, cinammon and salt and mix.

4. Add quinoa and flour slowly. Add chocolate and mix.

5. Form 2 tablespoons of the mixture into cookie and place on baking sheet. Repeat with remaining mixture.

6. Bake for 15 minutes.

7. Remove from oven and let cool.

Source: foodpleasureandhealth

5. Nut-Free Banana blueberry cookies

Ingredients for 15 cookies:

  • 2 ripe peeled and mashed bananas
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 2 tablespoon ground flaxseed
  • 1 and 1/2 cups of oats
  • 3 tablespoons melted coconut oil
  • 1 cup blueberries

Instructions:

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.

2. In a bowl, add bananas, vanilla, cinnamon and flax and stir.

3. Place parchment paper on baking sheet.

4. Take 1/4 cup of mixture, flatten slightly and place on baking sheet. Repeat with remaining mixture.

5. Bake for about 15 to 20 minutes or until cookies are golden brown.

6. Serve hot.

Source: tastingpage

6. Nut-Free Banana cake

Ingredients for 6 to 8 slices:

  • 125 g self-raising wholemeal flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 75 grams sultana
  • 50 grams melted butter
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla essence
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tablespoon milk
  • 3 ripe mashed bananas

Instructions:

1. Preheat oven to 180 degrees Celsius. Grease and line a 450 g loaf tin with baking parchment.

2. In a bowl, add flour, baking powder, cinnamon and sultanas and mix. In another bowl, add butter, vanilla essence, egg, milk and mashed bananas and mix. Pour second mixture into first mixture and mix.

3. Pour mixture in tin and bake for 30 to 40 minutes or until a skewer inserted in the middle of the cake comes out clean. Remove from oven, let cool in tin for 10 mins and remove from tin.

Source: bbcgoodfood

7. Nut-Free Chocolate cake

Ingredients for 6 servings:

  • 200 grams unsweetened baking chocolate or at 70% cocoa
  • 1 tablespoon unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 200 grams pitted dates
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1/4 cup coconut oil
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Instructions:

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.

2. In food processor, add chocolate, cocoa powder an baking soda and pulse until texture is like coarse sand.

3. Add dates, eggs, coconut oil and vanilla and pulse.

4. Transfer mixture into a 20 x 20 cm baking dish.

5. Bake for around 25 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the cake comes out clean.

Source: delscookingtwist

8. Nut-Free Carrot cake

Ingredients for 6 to 8 servings:

For the cake:

  • 3 eggs
  • 1 to 2 bananas
  • 10 to 15 seeded dates
  • 6 tablespoons sunflower oil
  • 1 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1 and 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 3 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon cardamom
  • 3 to 4 medium-sized grated carrots
  • 1/2 cup coconut flakes
  • 1/2 cup raisins

For the glazing:

  • 200 grams cream cheese
  • 3 tablespoons honey (or use bananas or dates as sweeteners)
  • juice of 1/2 lime

Instructions:

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.

2. In a bowl, whisk eggs.

3. In a bowl, add bananas, dates and oil and blend into a thick cream. Add flour, baking powder, cinnamon, nutmeg and cardamom and stir. Add eggs and mix. Add carrots, coconut and raisins and mix everything together.

4. Pour mixture into a cake pan and bake for around 40 minutes or until a skewer inserted in the middle of the cake comes out clean. Let cool.

5. In a bowl, mix cream cheese and fruit sweetener. Add frosting to cake when cake is at room temperature.

Source: greenkitchenstories

9. Nut-Free Lemon mug cake

Ingredients for 1 cake:

  • 1 egg
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons heavy cream
  • 1/2 teaspoon lemon liquid stevia
  • 2 tablespoons coconut flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • salt

Instructions:

1. In a bowl, add egg, lemon juice, cream and stevia and mix.

2. Add coconut flour, baking powder and salt and stir.

3. Pour mixture into a mug.

4. Microwave for around 1 minute or until a toothpick inserted in the middle of the cake comes out clean.

Source: sugarfreemom

10. Nut-Free Cheesecake

Ingredients for 10 servings:

For the crust:

  • 1 cup softened/liquefied coconut cream concentrate or coconut butter
  • 1/2 cup shredded coconut
  • 1/4 cup coconut flour
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon orange extract
  • 1/8 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon liquid stevia

For the filling:

  • 6 cups coconut cream or coconut milk
  • 1 cup virgin coconut oil
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon lemon zest
  • 1/4 cup honey or maple syrup
  • 1/2 teaspoon liquid stevia
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract or 1 rounded teaspoon vanilla bean powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon orange extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon sea salt
  • 4 tablespoon grass-fed gelatin

Instructions:

For the crust:

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.

2. Over low heat, warm coconut butter until smooth and liquid.

3. In a bowl, add coconut butter and remaining ingredients and mix.

4. Press dough into baking dish until it covers the bottom.

5. Bake for 10 to 15 minutes until lightly browned.

6. Remove from oven and let cool to room temperature.

For the filling:

1. In a pan, add all ingredients except gelatin.

2. Heat over low until slightly warm.

3. Slowly sprinkle gelatin while whisking vigorously.

4. Transfer mixture to a bowl.

5. Place in fridge for an hour.

6. When crust is at room temperature, pour mixture into crust and chill completely.

7. Top with jam or fresh fruit.

Source: deliciousobsessions

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Akasha Rojee

Powerlifter who is extremely passionate about nutrition, Akasha believes nutrition is one of the keys to great athletic performance, and a healthy and happy self. When she is not lifting heavy weights or learning about health, she codes, cosplays and headbangs to Metal music.