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Secret Recipe Club – Apple Cinnamon Blondies

This is NOT a completed recipe and still in progress. This will be edited when it is up to my standards of blondie-goodness texture. :)
Course brownies & blondes, dairy free, gfcf, gluten free
Servings 16

Ingredients
  

  • 1/2 cup sorghum flour
  • 1/4 cup almond flour
  • 2 tablespoons corn starch
  • 2 tablespoons tapioca starch or potato starch
  • 1/2 teaspoon xanthan gum or guar gum might up to 3/4 t
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 6 tablespoons non-hydgroginated palm shortening or might try 5 T oil
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar packed (might use 3/4 cup of light brown)
  • 1 egg
  • 2 teaspoons gluten free vanilla
  • 2 medium peeled and chopped apples might pre-cook to release some of their juices before adding to batter
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts

Instructions
 

  • Preheat the oven to 350F and grease an 8x8 pan.
  • In a bowl whisk together sorghum flour, almond flour, corn starsh, tapioca starch, xanthan or guar gum, baking soda, baking powder, salt, cinnamon and nutmeg.
  • In bowl of mixer, whisk melted shortening with brown sugar and the egg until well creamed and fluffy.
  • Add gluten free flour mixture to sugar mixture. Stir until well combined. It will be thick.
  • Fold in apples and walnuts. Spread the batter into the prepared pan.
  • Bake for 35 (mine took 40) minutes or until a tester comes out clean. Let cool before cutting into 16 squares.