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Gluten-Free Parsnip Spice Cake

Gluten-Free Parsnip Spice Cake

parsnip cake

The sweeter and arguably more sophisticated cousin of the carrot into a cake, turned gluten free.
By Sarah Platanitis

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Gluten-Free Parsnip Spice Cake

  • Author: Sarah Platanitis


Parsnip cake-The sweeter and arguably more sophisticated cousin of carrot cake, turned gluten free.


  • 3 cups all-purpose gluten-free flour, such as Domata Gluten-Free Recipe Ready Flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 2 cups white sugar
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 11/2 cups parsnips, grated
  • ½ cup raisins
  • ½ cup flaked coconut
  • ½ cup chopped walnuts
  • 1/4 cup 10x sugar


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees and grease a 15-cup capacity Bundt pan.
  2. Whisk dry ingredients together in a large bowl until well-blended. Beat eggs, applesauce and vanilla in a separate large bowl until smooth and fold in the flour mixture.
  3. Add parsnip, raisins, coconut and walnuts and mix well.
  4. Bake for 45 to 50 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
  5. Allow to cool completely before cutting.
  6. Dust with 10x sugar before serving.
  • Category: Dessert
  • Cuisine: Gluten-Free


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