Flourless Lemon-Almond Cake

Recipe by Susiecat too
READY IN: 55mins
SERVES: 8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 375°F and butter and flour a 9-inch cake pan with high sides, line bottom with parchment paper.
  • Finely grind almonds with 2 tablespoons of sugar in food processor.
  • Mix yolks, 2 tablespoons sugar, lemon zest, cinnamon and a pinch of salt in a bowl until thick and smooth.
  • Add almond mixture, stir.
  • Separately (with clean bowl and beaters) beat egg whites until soft peaks form, then gradually add 4 tablespoons sugar, beating until egg whites are stiff but not dry.
  • Fold half of egg whites gently into almond mixture, then add other half and finish folding in gently.
  • Transfer to prepared pan.
  • Bake until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean, about 30-35 minutes.
  • Cool on rack, turn out onto serving platter.
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