This cake is the best way to finish a special lunch or dinner, it is a classic of Spanish gastronomy now with the extra touch that gives the properties and nutrients of amaranth.

Almond cake


  • 6 large eggs
  • 1 cup white or brown sugar
  • 1 cup almond flour
  • 1 cup amaranth flour*
  • 1/3 tablespoon pure vanilla extract
  •  1 lemon zest
  • 1/6 tablespoon cinnamon
  • ¼ cup sugar powdered (for decoration)
  • Strawberries or red fruits (for decoration)

*simply put the popped amaranth from your Amaranthy bag into the blender to make the flour.


  1. Preheat oven to 360 F.
  2. Grease and flour lightly the pan.
  3. Blend the amaranth into flour.
  4. Grind the almonds in a food processor into small portions until you reach flour like consistency (in case you do not buy a ready to use).
  5. Add sugar, amaranth flour and almond flour in a large bowl or mixer bowl.
  6. Add the eggs one at a time to the mixture while still beating, wait for that it is already fully integrated each before adding the next one.
  7. Add lemon zest, cinnamon and vanilla extract. Mix again.
  8. Bake for 35/40 minutes until a toothpick or cake tester inserted in the center of the cake comes out clean.
  9. Remove from the oven and allow to cool for about 15 minutes remove from the pan and cool completely.
  10. Decorate with powdered sugar and red fruits.

Share with us your amaranth almond pie once you make it! Make sure to check out our other recipes too.

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