Rutabaga Spice Cake Recipe by Kristen Coffield of the Culinary Cure

Rutabaga Spice Cake Recipe

Rutabaga’s sweet, nutty flavor works perfectly in this moist and flavorful spice cake.
Course Breakfast, Dessert
Keyword almond flour, butter, cake, coconut oil, rutabaga, spices, vanilla, yogurt
Servings 8


Rutabaga Spice Cake Ingredients

  • 1 cup raw rutabaga peeled coarsely grated
  • 3 eggs
  • 2/3 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup plain whole milk yogurt or nut milk yogurt
  • 1/2 cup butter or coconut oil
  • 2 tsp vanilla
  • 2 1/2 cups almond flour
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tsp allspice
  • 1/2 tsp salt

Simple Icing Ingredients

  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 2 tbs milk
  • 1/4 tsp vanilla
  • 1/4 tsp fresh lemon juice


Rutabaga Spice Cake Recipe

  1. Preheat oven to 350
  2. Butter 9” loaf pan
  3. Beat eggs, sugar, yogurt, butter and vanilla until smooth. Stir in grated rutabaga.
  4. Combine almond flour, baking soda, baking powder, cinnamon, allspice and salt, mix well.
  5. Stir dry ingredients into rutabaga egg mixture and combine until smooth.
  6. Bake 30-40 minutes or until tester comes out clean and top of cake springs back to the touch.

Simple Icing Recipe

  1. Combine Simple Icing ingredients well and drizzle over cooled cakes.