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Best Flourless Almond Cake

This delicious flourless almond cake has the moist and chewy inside and a crispy outside. Topped with sliced almonds, it's a perfect quick recipe!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: european, French
Keyword: almond, almond meal, amandier, cake, flourless, french, gluten free
Servings: 8 slices
Calories: 274kcal
Author: Mélanie


  • 8-inch pan, greased.


  • 4 eggs medium
  • ¾ cup white sugar
  • 2 cups almond meal
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ½ cup butter
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1 handfull sliced almond


  • Pre-heat the oven at 400F.
  • In a bowl, whisk the eggs and sugar until fluffy and it whitens. Add the vanilla.
  • Add the almond meal and mix some more.
  • Melt the butter. Add it to the mixture with the pinch of salt.
  • Butter your baking dish if necessary and pour in the mixture. Sprinkle the almond slices.
  • Bake for 20 min.
  • Allow to cool before serving. Enjoy!




Calories: 274kcal | Carbohydrates: 26g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 17g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 83mg | Sodium: 52mg | Potassium: 53mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 21g | Vitamin A: 144IU | Calcium: 89mg | Iron: 1mg