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.
5 from 1 vote
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Course: Cakes, desserts
Cuisine: Baking, Cake, gluten-free
Keyword: flourless lemon cake
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 50 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour
Servings: 8
Author: Bake Play Smile

Ingredients

  • 400 g ricotta
  • 3 eggs, beaten
  • 1/4 cup grated lemon zest
  • 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 23cm 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).
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 1 vote
Print Pin Rate
Course: Cakes, Dessert
Cuisine: Baking, Cake, gluten-free
Keyword: flourless lemon cake
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 50 minutes
Total Time: 55 minutes
Servings: 8
Author: Bake Play Smile

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).

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. 

 

 

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Loulou


Looks scrumptious…can you freeze ok?