Cauliflower cake with maple-glazed bacon and figs

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Author Notes: The smooth cauliflower dough combined with the smoky flavour of the bacon and the sweetness of maple syrup and figs, make a deliciously pop-in-your-mouth on every bite of this cake.Laura | Lau Sunday cooks

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Serves 4-6

  • 500 grams large cauliflower cut into florets
  • 1/2 cup coconut flour
  • 1 teaspoon gluten free baking soda
  • 1 large free-range egg
  • 6 large free-range egg whites
  • 1 teaspoon maple syrup + 1 tsp. to brush the bacon
  • 4 strips of smoked bacon
  • 4 small figs, cut into thin slices
  1. Preheat oven to 200C / 450C. Grease a baking tin.
  2. Brush the bacon strips with the maple sirup and grill for 10 minutes until crispy and golden
  3. Place the cauliflower florets in a food processor. Pulse until chopped and it looks like cauliflower rice.
  4. Transfer de cauliflower rice to a large bowl, then stir in the coconut flour, baking soda, egg whites, egg and maple syrup and combine all together.
  5. Spoon the mixture into the baking tin and smooth the top.
  6. Turn the heat down to 190C / 375F and bake for 10 minutes. Then, reduce the temperature to 180C/350F and bake further 50 minutes until risen and cooked through.
  7. Remove from the oven and top with the figs slices and the maple-glazed bacon.
  8. Serve warm or at room temperature. Enjoy!

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