Flourless Lemon Cake | Gluten-Free Recipe

A deliciously zesty Flourless Lemon Cake made with almond meal and ricotta… in just one bowl! This really is the perfect gluten-free cake. Free printable Thermomix & conventional recipe cards included below. 

A deliciously zesty Flourless Lemon Cake made with almond meal and ricotta... in just one bowl! This really is the perfect gluten-free cake. Free printable Thermomix & conventional recipe cards included below. 

If you’re looking for a delicious, moist and zesty cake that’s also gluten-free, then you have come to the right place! This Flourless Lemon Cake is all of that… and so much more!

A deliciously zesty Flourless Lemon Cake made with almond meal and ricotta... in just one bowl! This really is the perfect gluten-free cake. Free printable Thermomix & conventional recipe cards included below. 

The ricotta and almond meal in this Flourless Lemon Cake give it a beautiful dense texture, while the lemon keeps everything light and refreshingly zesty!

A deliciously zesty Flourless Lemon Cake made with almond meal and ricotta... in just one bowl! This really is the perfect gluten-free cake. Free printable Thermomix & conventional recipe cards included below. 

This Flourless Lemon Cake takes only a few minutes to whip up, uses only 1 bowl and tastes amazing. It’s perfect for when you need a gluten-free cake or dessert (but even if you’re not gluten-free, this cake is absolutely not to be missed!).

A deliciously zesty Flourless Lemon Cake made with almond meal and ricotta... in just one bowl! This really is the perfect gluten-free cake. Free printable Thermomix & conventional recipe cards included below. 

I like to add flaked almonds and a little sprinkling of raw sugar to my cake before baking as this gives it a beautifully sweet crunch. YUM!!

A deliciously zesty Flourless Lemon Cake made with almond meal and ricotta... in just one bowl! This really is the perfect gluten-free cake. Free printable Thermomix & conventional recipe cards included below. 

For more great lemon recipes, check out my collection of lemon recipes here.

A deliciously zesty Flourless Lemon Cake made with almond meal and ricotta... in just one bowl! This really is the perfect gluten-free cake. Free printable Thermomix & conventional recipe cards included below. 

Flourless Lemon Cake - Conventional Method

A deliciously zesty Flourless Lemon Cake made with almond meal and ricotta... in just one bowl! This really is the perfect gluten-free cake.
4.67 from 3 votes
Print Pin Rate
Course: Cakes, desserts
Cuisine: Baking, Cake, gluten-free
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 50 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour
Servings: 16 serves
Calories: 294kcal

Ingredients

  • 400 g ricotta
  • 3 eggs beaten
  • 1/4 cup lemon zest grated
  • 2 cups (240g) almond meal
  • 3/4 cup (165g) caster sugar
  • 1/4 cup (20g) flaked almonds
  • 2 tbs raw sugar for sprinkling (optional)

Instructions

  • Grease and line the sides and bottom of a 20cm springform tin with baking paper.
  • Preheat oven to 160 degrees celsius (140 degrees if using fan forced).
  • Place the ricotta, eggs, lemon zest, almond meal and caster sugar into a large bowl.
  • Beat until smooth and well combined. Pour the mixture into the tin.
  • Sprinkle the flaked almonds and raw sugar over the top.
  • Bake for 50-60 minutes or until a skewer inserted into the middle comes out clean (don't overcook the cake though, as you want it to be nice and moist).

Nutrition

Calories: 294kcal | Carbohydrates: 21g | Protein: 11g | Fat: 21g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 43mg | Sodium: 34mg | Potassium: 64mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 14g | Vitamin A: 3.1% | Vitamin C: 2.3% | Calcium: 12.9% | Iron: 8.3%
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A deliciously zesty Flourless Lemon Cake made with almond meal and ricotta... in just one bowl! This really is the perfect gluten-free cake. Free printable Thermomix & conventional recipe cards included below. 

Flourless Lemon Cake - Thermomix Method

A deliciously zesty Flourless Lemon Cake made with almond meal and ricotta... in just one bowl! This really is the perfect gluten-free cake. 
5 from 2 votes
Print Pin Rate
Course: Cakes, Dessert
Cuisine: Baking, Cake, gluten-free
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 50 minutes
Total Time: 55 minutes
Servings: 16 serves
Calories: 294kcal

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup lemon zest
  • 400 g ricotta
  • 3 eggs
  • 2 cups (240g) almond meal
  • 3/4 cup (165g) caster sugar
  • 1/4 cup (20g) flaked almonds
  • 2 tbs raw sugar, for sprinkling (optional)

Instructions

  • Grease and line the sides and bottom of a 20cm round cake tin with baking paper.
  • Preheat oven to 160 degrees celsius (140 degrees if using fan forced).
  • Place the lemon rind into the TM bowl. Grate on Speed 10 for 20 seconds, scraping down the bowl occasionally.
  • When you have a fine zest, add the eggs, ricotta, almond meal and caster sugar.
  • Mix on Speed 5, 20 seconds or until well combined.
  • Pour the mixture into the tin.
  • Sprinkle the flaked almonds and raw sugar over the top.
  • Bake for 50-60 minutes or until a skewer inserted into the middle comes out clean (don't overcook the cake though, as you want it to be nice and moist).

Nutrition

Calories: 294kcal | Carbohydrates: 21g | Protein: 11g | Fat: 21g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 43mg | Sodium: 34mg | Potassium: 64mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 14g | Vitamin A: 3.1% | Vitamin C: 2.3% | Calcium: 12.9% | Iron: 8.3%
Did you try this recipe?Mention @BakePlaySmileBlog or tag #BakePlaySmile!

A deliciously zesty Flourless Lemon Cake made with almond meal and ricotta... in just one bowl! This really is the perfect gluten-free cake. Free printable Thermomix & conventional recipe cards included below. 

A deliciously zesty Flourless Lemon Cake made with almond meal and ricotta... in just one bowl! This really is the perfect gluten-free cake. Free printable Thermomix & conventional recipe cards included below. 

A deliciously zesty Flourless Lemon Cake made with almond meal and ricotta... in just one bowl! This really is the perfect gluten-free cake. Free printable Thermomix & conventional recipe cards included below. 

A deliciously zesty Flourless Lemon Cake made with almond meal and ricotta... in just one bowl! This really is the perfect gluten-free cake. Free printable Thermomix & conventional recipe cards included below. 

 

 

6 thoughts on “Flourless Lemon Cake | Gluten-Free Recipe”

  1. Loulou says:


    Looks scrumptious…can you freeze ok?

    1. Lucy Mathieson says:

      Absolutely!

  2. Eleni says:

    Why is there a difference in the form we can use? Thermomix method uses 20cm regular method 23cm

    1. Lucy Mathieson says:

      Hi Eleni, my apologies (they should have both been 20cm – although you can absolutely use a 23cm if you prefer). xx

      1. Eleni Georgallidou says:


        Made it today was amazing

        1. Lucy Mathieson says:

          Yay! Thank you so much! xx

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