Thursday, April 9, 2015
There's nothing more refreshing than a lemon lime dessert on a bright Spring day. Those sweet and zesty flavors, baked up in a light, delicious treat, always seems to make the sun shine a little brighter and the weather just a few degrees warmer.
Imagine, if you will, the perfect lemon lime cake. What would it look like? What would it taste like? Would it be light and fluffy? Moist and mouth watering? How about gluten and grain free? If you said yes to any of these questions, then we've got the perfect cake for you! Just in time for Spring, we've created the perfect lemon lime cake recipe to get your taste buds in a frenzy. Best of all, it uses our impressive, gluten-free Blanched Almond Flour. Now you know you can't beat that! Grab your favorite Springtime apron, it's time for Almond Flour Lemon Lime Cake!
4 Eggs, separated
1 Lemon, zested and juiced
1 Lime, zested and juiced
1/4 tsp Cardamom
1/2 cup Sugar, divided
1 1/2 cups Honeyville Blanched Almond Flour
1 tsp Baking Powder
1 tsp Apple Cider Vinegar
Pinch of Salt
Powdered Sugar (for sprinkling on top)
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
In a large bowl, beat together egg yolks, lemon and lime zest, lemon and lime juice, and 1/4 cup sugar, until smooth.
In a separate bowl whisk together almond flour, cardamom, and baking powder. Add the dry ingredients to your egg yolk mixture and mix until a smooth batter forms.
In a medium bowl, with an electric hand mixer, beat egg whites, apple cider vinegar, and remaining 1/4 cup of sugar together until light peaks begin to form.
Fold egg whites into batter until it is light and smooth.
Pour batter into your USA Pan Round Cake Pan.
Bake at 350 degrees for 35 minutes. Remove and let cool for 10-15 minutes before removing from pan.
Dust with powdered sugar, slice and serve.
This cake is everything you love in a Spring dessert! Light, fluffy, and full of all that lemon lime flavor, each slice is a piece of heaven for your palate, while the gluten-free ingredients are a relief to your stomach. Serve this up at any party, get together, or group function. It's sure to be a hit with gluten and non-gluten lovers alike!
There's nothing better than a lemon lime dish in the Spring, and this cake is everything you've been waiting for.