Upside-Down Apple Blondie

Rich with superfoods and high in protein, this Upside-Down Apple Blondie is a great post-workout snack!


Servings: 8 slices

Prep Time: 15 mins

Cook Time: 35 mins

By: Chef Ivan Castro


  • 4 cups Cooked Chickpeas
  • 1 cup Oats
  • ½ cup Maple syrup
  • 1 ½ scoop Vanilla Iron Vegan Athlete's Blend
  • 4 Tbsp Oat milk
  • 2 Apples
  • 2 Tbsp Coconut sugar
  • ½ Tbsp Coconut oil
  • ¼ tsp Nutmeg
  • ¼ tsp Cinnamon
  • ½ Tbsp Maca powder
  • ¼ tsp Turmeric powder
  • 1 pinch Black pepper
  • 1 tsp Baking powder
  • 1 tsp Baking soda
  • 1 pinch Salt
  • ½ tsp Vanilla extract


  1. Preheat the oven 350 degrees F. Grease and line a round cake pan.
  2. Finely slice the apples.
  3. Melt the coconut oil in a pan, add the apples and the coconut sugar and cook until slightly browned. Layer the apples at the bottom of the cake pan.
  4. In a food processor mix together the rest of the ingredients until you got a smooth dough and then pour over the pan.
  5. Bake for 30-35 mins or until a toothpick comes out clean.
  6. Leave the cake to cool down for 10 minutes.
  7. Place a plate upside down on top of the pan, then invert the pan, flipping the cake onto the plate.
  8. Enjoy! This is a great way to start your day or right after an intense workout!