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