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Strawberry Almond Flour Cake from King Arthur Flour

Strawberry Almond Flour Cake – this recipe for a delicious cake made with almond flour and is so good you won’t notice that it is gluten-free.

As I browsed through King Arthur Flour’s gluten-free recipes online, I saw the recipe for Strawberry Almond Flour Cake and knew immediately that I had to try it.  Making this cake takes a little more work than preparing a box of mix from the store, but I found it to be worthwhile.  

The beauty of this cake is that it is grain free, meaning that it is perfect for those following gluten-free diets.  But you don’t have to be on a special diet to enjoy it.  

slice of almond cake topped with strawberries

The cake itself is quite delicious and reminded me of a pound cake, though much lighter in texture.  Topped with sliced, fresh strawberries it makes a simple, yet elegant dessert to share (or enjoy by yourself!).

How To Make Almond Flour Cake

To make this sweet cake that needs no icing, you do need the following wholesome ingredients (plus a little sugar):

  • eggs 
  • sugar
  • vanilla
  • almond flour
  • coconut flour
  • baking powder
  • salt
  • strawberries

Start by measuring out the ingredients (see the recipe card below) and slicing the strawberries.

fresh strawberries

Next, preheat the oven to 350°F. Lightly grease an 8″ round pan with butter (dairy-free if desired) or coconut oil. Swirl it in the pan and make sure it goes up the sides. Sprinkle 2 tablespoons of the sugar listed in the ingredients into the bottom of the pan.

In a large mixing bowl, beat together the egg yolks, ¼ cup of the sugar, and the vanilla until smooth.

Using an electric mixer or stand mixer, whip the egg whites until they form soft peaks. Slowly beat in the remaining ¼ cup sugar. Set aside.

soft peak egg whites

Whisk together the dry ingredients — flours, baking powder and salt — and add to the egg yolks. Stir together to form a thick dough.

Fold in the egg whites, ½ cup at a time, incorporating them fully between each addition. The final addition should result in a smooth, fluffy batter.

Pour the cake batter into the prepared pan. Bake the cake on the center rack for 30 to 35 minutes, until it’s golden brown and a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.

Remove the cake from the oven and allow it to cool in the pan for 5 minutes. Run a knife around the edge of the pan to loosen the sides, then turn the cake out onto a serving plate.

plain almond flour cake on a pedestal

Allow the cake to cool fully before topping with sliced strawberries, or the fruit of your choice.

almond flour cake with strawberries on top

You could arrange your strawberry slices in an orderly fashion on top, or you could do like I did and just spread some lightly sweetened slices on top.  Don’t like strawberries?  The base of the cake would work well with other fruit, too.

Strawberry Almond Flour Cake from King Arthur Flour

King Arthur Flour
Moist, tender, and perfectly fluffy almond-flour cake topped with fresh strawberries – what’s not to love?
5 from 4 votes
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 35 mins
Total Time 55 mins
Course Desserts
Cuisine American
Servings 8 people
Calories 207 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 4 large eggs separated
  • ½ cup + 2 tablespoons sugar divided
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • cups almond flour
  • 1 tablespoon coconut flour*
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 1½ to 2 cups sliced strawberries for topping
  • *Replace the 1 tablespoon coconut flour with ¼ cup almond flour if desired.

Instructions
 

  • Preheat the oven to 350°F. Lightly grease an 8″ round pan with butter (dairy-free if desired) or coconut oil. Swirl it in the pan and make sure it goes up the sides. Sprinkle 2 tablespoons of the sugar listed in the ingredients into the bottom of the pan.
  • In a large mixing bowl, beat together the egg yolks, ¼ cup of the sugar, and the vanilla until smooth.
  • Using an electric mixer or stand mixer, whip the egg whites until they form soft peaks. Slowly beat in the remaining ¼ cup sugar. Set aside.
  • Whisk together the dry ingredients — flours, baking powder and salt — and add to the egg yolks. Stir together to form a thick dough.
  • Fold in the egg whites, ½ cup at a time, incorporating them fully between each addition. The final addition should result in a smooth, fluffy batter.
  • Pour the cake batter into the prepared pan. Bake the cake on the center rack for 30 to 35 minutes, until it’s golden brown and a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
  • Remove the cake from the oven and allow it to cool in the pan for 5 minutes. Run a knife around the edge of the pan to loosen the sides, then turn the cake out onto a serving plate.
  • Allow the cake to cool fully before topping with sliced strawberries, or the fruit of your choice.

Notes

Click here for step-by-step visual directions at King Arthur Flour.

Nutrition

Calories: 207kcalCarbohydrates: 23gProtein: 6gSaturated Fat: 1gCholesterol: 81mgSodium: 106mgFiber: 2gSugar: 18g
Keyword Almond Flour Cake
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For great step-by-step instructions on how to make this delicious gluten-free cake, to King Arthur’s website (click here for directions).

About King Arthur Flour

America’s oldest flour company, King Arthur Flour, was founded in 1790 in Boston.  The employee-owned company relocated their headquarters to Vermont in 1984.   Today, visitors to KAF can stop by the bakery and cafe for a quick bite to eat (or to buy some fresh baked bread), shop at the store, and take a class that is offered at the Baking Education Center.

You can connect with King Arthur Flour on the webon Twitter | and on Pinterest.


Got strawberries?  I’ve got recipes!  Check out my recipes for a simple smoothie and a power smoothie, both made with nature’s finest red berry.

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