Pistachio, Cardamom and Rose Loaf

This is something between a sweet bread loaf and a cake.

It is delicious and really easy to make. You can just eat it or serve it with tea and coffee.

It is gluten-free.

6-8 medium slices

Preparation time: 20 minutes

Cooking time: 40 minutes.



  • 125gr pistachios (raw pistachios ground up in a food processor)

  • 70gr oat flour (you can ground gluten-free rolled oats into a flour in a food processor)

  • 40gr gluten-free plain flour

  • 1 tsp baking powder

  • 1/4 tsp salt

  • 1 tsp cardamom

  • 120ml coconut yogurt (1 single jar)

  • 80ml maple syrup.


  • 150gr cashew nuts

  • 60ml of dairy free milk of your choice

  • 3 tsp maple syrup

  • A few drops of pink food colouring

  • 1tsp vanilla

  • 1tsp rose water

  • Chopped pistachios and pomegranade seeds to decorate.


Preheat the oven to 180 degrees C or 160 degrees fan.

Mix the ground pistachios, oat flour, gf flour, baking powder,salt and cardamom in a large bowl. Add the yogurt and maple syrup and mix well to combine.

Transfer the batter into a loaf tin lined with parchment paper.

Bake for 40 minutes and leave to cool completely.


Add all the frosting ingredients into a blender and blend until smooth.

Once the loaf has cooled down, spread the frosting on top and decorate with chopped pitstachios and pomegranade seeds.


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