Flourless Almond Cake

Flourless Almond Cake is a light and delicious dessert that is perfect for any occasion. This cake is naturally gluten-free and has a delicate and nutty flavor that pairs well with a variety of toppings, such as fresh fruit or whipped cream. Try this recipe and enjoy a guilt-free and satisfying dessert!


  • 1 cup blanched almonds
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 4 large eggs, separated
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Zest of 1 lemon
  • Pinch of salt
  • Powdered sugar, for dusting

Preparation time: 15 minutes Cooking time: 35-40 minutes Total time: 50-55 minutes


  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F and grease an 8-inch round cake pan.
  2. In a food processor, pulse the blanched almonds and granulated sugar until finely ground.
  3. Add the egg yolks, vanilla extract, lemon zest, and salt, and pulse until well combined.
  4. In a separate bowl, beat the egg whites until stiff peaks form.
  5. Gently fold the egg whites into the almond mixture until just combined.
  6. Pour the batter into the prepared cake pan and smooth the top with a spatula.
  7. Bake for 35-40 minutes, or until the top is golden brown and a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
  8. Allow the cake to cool in the pan for 10 minutes before transferring it to a wire rack to cool completely.
  9. Dust the cake with powdered sugar before serving.
  10. Serve and enjoy!