Dessert options seem to be surprisingly and sadly limited for those who are on a health spree, or are looking for a gluten-free alternative to their sugar cravings. This is where flourless cakes come into play, letting you satisfy your sweet tooth without compromising on the health factor, while oozing with the best of flavours at the same time, being so rich, dense and moist! The wonderful 30 Flourless Cake Recipes that we have rounded up below specialize in doing just that!
1. Peanut Butter Flourless Chocolate Cake
Pure gorgeousness to look at, this peanut butter flourless chocolate cake flaunting those creamy swirls on top is naturally gluten-free, calling for only 5 ingredients to whip up. You make the swirls by pouring some chocolate ganache on top of the cake, followed by piping melted peanut butter onto the ganache in zig zags, going for a wooden skewer to bring out the pattern. Apart from peanut butter, you need some semi sweet chocolate, eggs, some butter and heavy cream to get it all done!
Recipe Details : gimmesomeoven
2. The Best Flourless Chocolate Cake
Tasting as dense and rich as it appears, this extra moist chocolate cake comes with a texture that falls somewhere in the middle of brownie and gooey custard. A complete crowd pleaser, it is whipped up by combining sugar, water, butter, bitter-sweet chocolate and eggs together.What goes for the decor on top not only makes the cake a lot more creamy and juicy, but also adds variation to the texture of the dessert – you have got swirls of whipped cream topped with fresh blackberries on the sides.
Recipe Details : ashleemarie
3. Healthy Flourless Carrot Breakfast Cake
A wholesome breakfast packed with subtly sweet flavours of fall, this flourless carrot cake loaded with the right amount of proteins, carbohydrates and good fats is also equally healthy. Plus, it’s a vegan recipe, coming with a totally gluten free, sugar free and dairy free batch of ingredients. The ultra tender cake layers are nestled with carrot bits inside, having melted nut butter going into the making while a fluffy and velvety coconut butter frosting rests on top of the baked treat.
Recipe Details : thebigmansworld
4. Healthy Flourless Lemon Poppyseed Breakfast Cake
Cherishing-ly fluffy on the inside, this lovely and healthy flourless lemon poppy seed cake is all you need for a fulfilling meal in the morning. Oozing balanced flavours of lemon brought by fresh lemon juice and lemon zest, the cake loaded with poppy seeds throughout the sponge releases slow carbohydrates, fats and protein, making sure you don’t feel hungry for a few hours after savoring it. Even the preparation comes surprisingly easy with a bowl recipe consisting of vegan gluten free, dairy free and sugar free foods.
Recipe Details : thebigmansworld
5. Almond And Orange Flourless Cake
Used as a succulent filling, a layer of sugar free icing prepared with cream cheese, orange zest and yogurt melts in your mouth, offering a smooth experience to the gooey almond and orange flourless cake with a cherishing orange taste. What brings out the sugar free element to the filling is Natvia or Swerve’s icing mix composed of organic stevia or erythritol, while the cake batter is prepared with a pureed whole skin orange. Sprinkle icing mix on top, adding a few fresh orange slices and tiny bits of orange zest.
Recipe Details : ditchthecarbs
6. Flourless Chocolate Truffle Cake
Looking like giant piece of airy chocolate, this truffle cake is super fudgy and of course, more than perfect for all you chocoholics. All you are going to need to prepare the treat is some water, a little salt, some sugar, bittersweet chocolate chips, butter, a few eggs and vanilla. The gluten free cake calling for about 6 hours of chilling time can be made a day ahead of a grand celebration, and we bet the guests are going to tuck into this decadent cake, adorned with lots of powdered sugar.
Recipe Details : joyfoodsunshine
7. Flourless Chocolate Mint Layer Cake
Work up an appetite whisking together eggs, butter, chocolate chips, and sugar, further adding in vanilla, salt and cocoa. Once you stir in the melted chocolate and butter, you have got a ready-to-bake, light and gluten-free cake. The three layer cake is smothered in fluffy mint buttercream frosting that also spreads evenly between the cake layers. chocolate ganache and Andes mint candies on top. Luscious chocolate ganache poured on top is coupled with buttercream swirls and refreshing Andes mints.
Recipe Details : momlovesbaking
8. Flourless Chocolate Peanut Butter Cup Cake
Flaunting the appearance of a total showstopper, thick layers of peanut butter buttercream and extra dense chocolate cake alternate each other, only to be coated throughout with a stunning coat of even more buttercream that combines peanut butter, butter, salt, vanilla, powdered sugar and heavy cream. The lush and moist cake is taken to heights of awesomeness when its topped with a thick chocolate ganache, which is further charmed with lots of Reese’s peanut butter cups on top, sprinkling a few chopped Reese’s at the bottom.
Recipe Details : yammiesnoshery
9. Flourless Almond Coconut Cake
Drool worthy sponginess meets the right amount of crunch in flourless almond coconut cake, all in a moist and buttery preparation that gets its rich flavours from almonds and coconut. The gluten free cake is topped with lots of almond flakes, while almond powder and freshly grated coconut go into the batter. You can always sprinkle some icing sugar for extra decoration. The best part about this healthy treat is that it takes no more than a few minutes to get serve-ready, being perfect for the busy hours of sweet craving.
Recipe Details : savoryandsweetfood
10. Flourless Whole Meyer Lemon Cake
Running on the Mediterranean style of cake preparations, this lemon cake is made with three whole lemons, peel and all! The exceptionally moist and dense texture to the cake comes from no wheat, but lots of almond meal. Gluten free and of course, healthy, the cake comes with a touch of lemon extract and an ultra tangy lemon icing. The key to getting rid of any bitterness in the peel is to boil the lemon before turning it into a puree. Integrate delicious creaminess before serving by adding a layer of lemon icing on top.
Recipe Details : theviewfromgreatisland
11. Healthy and Flourless Applesauce Spice Cake
Letting you alter the amount of spices according to your whims and tastes, this wheat-free applesauce spice cake is nestled with all the flavours of fall – coconut, cinnamon, nutmeg, applesauce, raisins, pecans and lots of oats. The frosting is a combination of reduced-fat cream cheese, vanilla extract, a pinch of salt and some powdered sugar – all of which works like magic when spread on top of the spongy cake. And yes, the cream and cake are accompanied by cherishing nuttiness, sprinkling lots of chopped pecans on top.
Recipe Details : chelseasmessyapron
12. Gluten Free Flourless Almond Honey Cake with Berries
The whole secret to providing this cake it’s splendorous looks is a drizzle of honey syrup on top of juicy berries resting on the top, while that super light, fluffy appeal is egg whites going into the making. Made in a springform pan, the gluten free cake gets that extravagance from a yummy syrup made from honey and lemon juice that is spread on the baked sponge. The handful other ingredients needed to pull off the recipe include olive oil, almond Flour, potato starch, salt, sugar, lemon zest and juice, vanilla extract and almond extract.
Recipe Details : yourhomebasedmom
13. Peppermint Patty Flourless Chocolate Cake
The first glimpse of the cake makes you believe it’s just another regular chocolate cake covered in chocolate ganache, but the moment you cut through the deliciousness, it reveals a super refreshing surprise hidden inside. It has got a huge white chocolate mint layer resting on top of the dense and fudgy flourless chocolate goodness. The white chocolate ganache with a minty flavour is smooth, rich, creamy when it comes to the texture, and what rests on top of the peppermint patty is a final soft layer of chocolate glaze.
Recipe Details : sugarhero
14. Flourless Chocolate Cake with Coffee Mousse
Why settle for just one layer of cake when you can enchant it with another layer of sheer decadent creaminess, letting each one of them compliment the other with utmost perfection? The base here is a flourless chocolate cake that’s oh so rich, dense and fudgy while what rests on top of the cake is an aromatic and airy coffee mousse. The recipe paying a tribute to the lovely pairing of coffee and chocolate works for a gluten free dessert calling for just a bunch of readily available ingredients.
Recipe Details : homecookingadventure
15. Flourless Chocolate Almond Cake
Replacing flour with ground almonds, this flourless chocolate almond cake is the definition of rich and gooey. Packed with almond flour and a good amount of luscious chocolate, the cake decorated with powdered sugar shatters on the crispy top, revealing ultra fudgy and moist insides. All you need to gather is some butter, a combination of semisweet and milk chocolates, a few large eggs, vanilla extract, cocoa powder, salt, granulated sugar, finely ground almond flour and some baking powder. Looks absolutely irresistible!
Recipe Details : fullbellysisters