Easy "gourmet" Almond Shortcake

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READY IN: 35mins
Recipe by Roses Granddaughter

This is so much healthier than the traditional short-cake and much richer. It is my favorite way to sneak the health benefits of nuts into my family's diet. I also pack this into lunches for a protein-filled snack. I have to credit Geema for inspiring me to create this.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 34 cup almond meal (can buy already ground)
  • 14 cup pecans
  • 14 cup walnuts
  • 12 cup crushed oatmeal cookie
  • 12 cup sugar (try Splenda for lower sugar)
  • 4 eggs


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Using a large, strong ziploc bag, crush the pecans, walnuts and graham crackers to bit pieces.
  3. You can also use a food processor to do this.
  4. In a large mixing bowl, mix together all of the ingredients.
  5. Grease a glass pie pan with olive oil.
  6. Add the short-cake mix and spread evenly into the pie pan.
  7. Bake for 25 to 30 minutes.
  8. Let cool to room temperature.
  9. Serve plain or with fruit topping such as blueberries or strawberries.

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