Gluten Free Italian Lemon & Rosemary Olive Oil Mini Loaf Cakes

26 May

Gluten Free Italian Lemon & Rosemary Olive Oil Mini Loaf Cakes

Makes: 8 mini loaf cakes


  • 3 cups + 2 tablespoons AKI AP Flour^GF (substitute any Gluten free brand All purpose flour)
  • 1 ½ tablespoons finely chopped fresh rosemary
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder(gluten free)
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda(gluten free)
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 ½ cups granulated sugar
  • ½ cup Lucini Extra Virgin Oil (Use a good quality Olive Oil)
  • ½ cup plain yogurt ( I used a non –dairy coconut yogurt)
  • ¼ cup fresh squeezed lemon juice(about 2 large organic lemons)
  • 2 teaspoons grated lemon zest
  • ½ teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • ¼ teaspoon lemon extract
  • 3 Large organic freerange eggs


1-2 cups powder sugar, 1-2 tablespoon fresh squeezed lemon juice, ¼ teaspoon lemon extract


  • Preheat the oven to 350°.

  • Spray the mini loaf pans with non-stick cooking spray and dust with Gluten free flour.

  • In a mixer combine Gluten free flour, baking soda, baking powder, salt and chopped fresh rosemary.

  • In a separate bowl, combine sugar, olive oil, yogurt, lemon zest, lemon juice, lemon & vanilla extract and eggs. Whisk together until all ingredients are well combined.

  • Add the wet ingredients slowly to the flour mixture, mix on medium high speed until well blended.

  • Pour the batter evenly into the 8 mini loaf pans.

  • Bake for 45 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in center of mini cake comes out clean.
  • Cool and remove mini cakes from pan on a wire rack.

  • Make the glaze in a small bowl by combining powder sugar, lemon juice and lemon extract then whisk together until smooth then drizzle glaze over the mini loaf cakes.

  • Optional sprinkle tops of mini cakes with Sugary lemon zest.


Product Review 

*Note: This AP Flour contains Milk Powder


Akulinary Innovations AP Flour worked really well with this recipe. 

I  just noticed on their website that they now have a dairy free AP Flour mix !!!!

The Gluten Free Italian Lemon & Rosemary Olive Oil Mini Loaf Cakes came out perfect !

This cake is not too moist nor too dry …perfect for dunking in coffee !!! 

A perfect combination of Lemon and Rosemary with the olive oil makes this cake delicious!

2 Responses to “Gluten Free Italian Lemon & Rosemary Olive Oil Mini Loaf Cakes”

  1. Liz September 24, 2015 at 5:13 am #

    Looks very yummy! wow!

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