Kiddies favourite almond cake – gluten free and low sugar

serves 8


200g ground almonds

85g butter plus extra for greasing the baking tin

4 eggs

1 tsp baking powder

70g sugar/honey

1 tsp of vanilla extract/vanilla pod seeds

optional: lemon/orange zest, tsp of cinnamon

Cacoa and date yoghurt

2 tbsp of greek yoghurt/ creamed coconut

1/2 tsp cacoa/cocoa powder

1 medjool date chopped finely


  • whisk eggs, baking powder, vanilla extract, butter and sugar (or melted honey and butter)
  • fold in the ground almonds with a metal spoon.
  • pour the mixture into a greased tin.
  • bake in a preheated oven (180/200 degrees celsius) for 25-30 minutes
  • Serve and enjoy! Lovely with berries and or yoghurt



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