Lemon & Fig Mini Tea Cakes (Gluten & Dairy Free)

If you love lemon—the scent and the taste—these miniature tea cakes are sure to delight your senses. Like two bites of heaven, they’re light as a feather and not overly sweet like other tea or coffee cakes. Figs pair perfectly with lemon, flavor-wise, and they add just the right amount of moistness for a melt-in-your-mouth cake texture. Invite your friends over—it’s time for a tea party!

 Lemon-Fig Tea Cakes

 

Lemon & Fig Mini Tea Cakes (Gluten & Dairy Free)

Makes 21 mini tea cakes

Ingredients

Dry:

1 cup gluten-free all-purpose baking flour
½ tsp. baking soda
½ tsp. sea salt

Wet:

1 whole egg
½ cup applesauce
¼ cup coconut oil
2 tsp. lemon extract
½ cup raw honey

Extras:

¼ cup or 6 whole organic black mission figs, chopped

Directions

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease 2 mini muffin pans with coconut oil (or line with mini muffin cups); set aside.

2. In a medium sized bowl, combine dry ingredients.

3. In a small bowl, mix together wet ingredients.

4. Pour wet mixture into dry; mix 1-2 minutes until blended well. (Note: Be sure not to over stir batter.)

5.  Stir in chopped figs.

6. Scoop 1-1/2 tablespoons of batter into each mini muffin cup.

7. Bake for 20 minutes or until done. Allow to cool before serving.

Nutrition info per serving:  81 calories, 3 grams fat, 13 grams carbs, 9 grams sugar, 1 gram protein

Pamela Higgins

Pam Higgins, Certified Health Coach, AADP received her credentials from The Institute for Integrative Nutrition in 2010. Pam is the Founder of Total Health Counseling, LLC andwww.totalhealthcounseling.com. She is a sensitive foodie and focuses on teaching clients about eating delicious food with pleasure. Pam will show you how to access your blueprint for healthy eating and lifestyle so you can be your best. Pam healed herself from years of chronic digestive and skin inflammation by accessing her own blueprint for healthy living and helps her clients find foods that nourish + balance their bodies. Pam lives in South Florida with her husband, Heman and dog, Cali. Contact Pam directly via email at totalhealthcounseling@gmail.com.

About Pamela Higgins

Pam Higgins, Certified Health Coach, AADP received her credentials from The Institute for Integrative Nutrition in 2010. Pam is the Founder of Total Health Counseling, LLC and www.totalhealthcounseling.com. She is a sensitive foodie and focuses on teaching clients about eating delicious food with pleasure. Pam will show you how to access your blueprint for healthy eating and lifestyle so you can be your best. Pam healed herself from years of chronic digestive and skin inflammation by accessing her own blueprint for healthy living and helps her clients find foods that nourish + balance their bodies. Pam lives in South Florida with her husband, Heman and dog, Cali. Contact Pam directly via email at totalhealthcounseling@gmail.com.

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