It’s Christmas time and there are waaaay too many sweet temptations around! Here’s my healthier adaptation of a festive favorite that smells and tastes awesome.


  • 3 cups almond flour
  • 1/2 cup coconut oil
  • 4 eggs
  • 2/3 cup blackstrap molasses
  • 3 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 teaspoons ground ginger
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda


  1. Preheat oven to 180 degrees Celsius.
  2. Grease a Swiss roll tin with coconut oil and line base with baking paper ( my tin was 32x23cm).
  3. Beat eggs, oil, molasses, maple syrup and vanilla together until well combined.
  4. Combine all dry ingredients together and add to the wet mix. Combine well.
  5. Spread mix evenly into pan and bake for 20 mins. Reduce heat to 100 degrees Celsius and bake for a further 20 minutes until firm and edges have browned.
  6. Remove from oven and let cool in pan.
  7. Cut into squares and have a merry Christmas.

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