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 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  •  1 lemon zest
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • ¼ cup sugar glass (for decoration)
  • Strawberries or red fruits (for decoration)


  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. Mixed again.
  8. Bake for 35/40 minutes until a toothpick or cake tester inserted in the center of the cake comes clean.
  9. Remove from the oven and allow to cool for about 15 minutes remove from de pan and cool completely.
  10. Decorate with sugar glass and red fruits.


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