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Flourless Honey-Almond Cake

March/April 2009

Your rating: None Average: 3.8 (463 votes)

Honey and almonds flavor this simple (and gluten-free) cake. It's lovely for afternoon tea or a spring holiday dessert. Be careful not to overbeat the egg whites—they should be white and very foamy, but not at all stiff or able to hold peaks. If you beat them too much, the cake may sink in the middle as it cools.



READER'S COMMENT:
"To live (or to live) for! They made my apartment smell amazing. They are very moist and sweet. People were amazed to find out what they were made of. "

35 Reviews for Flourless Honey-Almond Cake

01/10/2014
Anonymous
Amazing, but watch it close!

I loved this, my husband even said it's good and a lot better than my previous attempts at a healthy dessert. :) I rated this as awesome because the only thing that went wrong was my fault. I should know better! I checked it at 20 minutes and the middle still seemed to need a bit longer, I checked it after 5 more minutes and it was too done! In the end, ovens bake differently, and I knew mine seems to bake faster, I should have checked it again sooner. It's also like a sponge cake, and that bakes a lot different than high-sugar/high-fat cake. Keep a sharp eye on it! Great flavor and texture though :)

Soft and Sweet
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01/05/2014
Anonymous
versatile

not only is this recipe healthy delicious and easy, but very versatile. you can use different nuts and different flavorings, like banana walnut, cashew coconut and bourbon pecan

versatile, healthy
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01/03/2014
Anonymous
excellent

Trying several new healthy dessert recipes lately, and this is a really good and easy one. I think it needs about 40 minutes in the oven instead of 30. It's a bit dry so it's not for when you want real cake, but it's still pretty good, and being a healthy dessert you can eat goes a long way.

healthy, easy, delicious
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06/25/2013
Anonymous
Better than Great recipe

This is a great cake for breakfast too! I eat a big slice with a couple of over medium eggs. It is now one of my favorite breakfast meals!

Tasty
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06/16/2013
Anonymous
Better than I thought

This is delicious. I was concerned about how good this would be based on the ingredients. I was wrong. My only complaint is that the bottom of mine burnt a little bit cooking it for 25 minutes. If I was making again, I would check after 20. Other than that, great recipe!

Easy to make
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