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Healthy Cake Batter Balls

  • Author: Erin
  • Prep Time: 5
  • Total Time: 5
  • Yield: 8 balls 1x


Looking for a healthy cake batter balls recipe that is completely gluten free, vegan, tastes like cookie dough, and can also be a protein packed dessert? This five ingredient no-bake recipe is perfect for kids and can be made in five minutes or less.



  • 1/2 cup cashew butter, unsalted
  • 2 tbsp maple syrup
  • 1/2 tsp almond extract
  • 1/3 cup oat flour (certified gluten free if necessary) 
  • 1/8 tsp salt
  • sprinkles for rolling

*also tested with coconut flour and it works well but need to add another 1/2 tsp of almond extract to get cake batter taste.


  1. In a bowl, mix together cashew butter, maple syrup, and almond extract.
  2. Add in oat flour and salt, then mix until all combined.
  3. Place dough in the freezer for 30 minutes to firm up. 
  4. Roll into balls and dip in sprinkles, if desired. If sprinkles aren’t sticking, wet the outside of the balls slightly with hand.
  5. Store in fridge or freezer! If freezer, defrost a few minutes before eating.

  • Category: gluten-free, snack

Keywords: gluten free, cake batter, snack, dessert, balls, energy balls


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