Gluten Free Honey & Apple Cake


  • 4 green apples, peeled and thinly cubed
  • 1 1/4 cups gluten free self raising flour, sifted
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 4 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup honey, heated in the microwave



  1. Preheat oven to 175’C and grease and line a fluted ring cake tin.
  2. Combine flour, sugar, baking powder, olive oil, and eggs in the bowl of a bench mixer and beat until mixture is smooth.
  3. Fold in apples on low speed.
  4. Pour mixture into prepared cake tin and bake for 40 minutes.
  5. Remove from oven and pour warm honey on top and return to oven for a further 20 minutes.
  6. Cool on a wire rack and serve.



Why I Love Honey!


Recently I attended the wedding of my niece and the beautiful bombonniere I received was two lovely pots of honey.  As a lover of honey, I thought is was a well chosen gift.

I want to share with you the reasons why I love honey:

  • I enjoy spreading honey on crumpets on a cold winter’s morning.
  • Honey can be used as a natural sugar alternative to white sugar and tastes delicious on cereal.
  • Adds a sweet flavour to food while cooking such as carrots, chicken, prawns.


  • Honey has a lot of health benefits and is used in many beauty products.
  • Honey pairs well with fruit such as bananas and berries.
  • Great for baking My Blueberry & Banana Loaf
  • Can be added to smoothies like our Mango Smoothie

My favourite type of honey is Manuka Honey and it has many health benefits.


Honey Honey how you thrill me!

What is your favourite honey?