Maple Almond Blondies


1 1/3 cups sifted gluten-free flour mixture
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 cup packed brown sugar
1/2 teaspoon pure maple syrup
1/2 cup butter, softened
1 egg
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/2 cup slivered almonds
2 tablespoons maple syrup


Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

Spray a 9 x 9 x 1-3/4 inch pan with oil.

Sift together flour, baking powder and salt and set aside.

In large bowl, beat together butter, maple syrup, sugar, egg and vanilla until smooth.

Stir in the flour mixture and the nuts until well blended.

Spread evenly in prepared pan.

Bake 25-30 minutes or until surface springs back when gently pressed.

Poke holes with a toothpick in the top of cake. Pour a few tablespoons of maple syrup on top and allow to seep into the cake.

Cool slightly. While still warm, cut into bars with a sharp knife.

Eat and enjoy.

Courtesy of:

Dori Ross