RECIPES: Grain-Free Almond Cake

A piece of cake — Not only is this recipe that simple, you’ll also be left with one! It’s easy to make this grain free dessert look elegant; add a dusting of powdered sugar and top with sliced almonds for a dainty finish. This cake is so light you’ll find it the perfect addition to any meal: breakfast, lunch or dinner.

  • Grain Free
  • Gluten Free
  • 45 min
  • Serves 4

Ingredients

  • 11 1/2 cups of finely ground almond flour
  • 1/4 cup tapioca flour*
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1/4 cup cane sugar*
  • 1/4 cup sunflower oil
  • 1 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1/3 cup sliced almonds

Substitutions
* Substitute coconut flour for tapioca flour for a low carb option.
* Substitute a keto friendly sweetener for cane sugar for a low carb option.

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Grease an eight-inch round cake pan and line with parchment paper.
  3. Whisk together dry ingredients in a bowl and set aside.
  4. In a separate bowl, combine eggs, oil and almond extract.
  5. Combine the two bowl’s ingredients and stir until well combined.
  6. Pour batter into prepared pan and sprinkle on sliced almonds.
  7. Bake for 22-25 minutes. Let cake cool for 10 minutes before removing from pan.

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