Swedish almond cake without flour

Swedish almond cake without flour

Portions: 8 persons | Preparation: 42 minutes

This Swedish almond cake with a fluffy almond base made of meringue and a buttery vanilla cream is to die for. Roasted slivers of almonds top the sweet sinful cake, perfect for coffee time.

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Swedish almond cake without flour
Swedish almond cake without flour

Portions: 8 persons | Preparation: 42 minutes

This Swedish almond cake with a fluffy almond base made of meringue and a buttery vanilla cream is to die for. Roasted slivers of almonds top the sweet sinful cake, perfect for coffee time.

Please review recipe:

Ø 3.5 out of 5 stars ( 2 votes )

Season: Spring, Summer | Region: Europe | Preparation: Baking, Roasting | Menu: Cakes | Cuisine: Swedish recipes

Ingredients

Vanilla cream

  • 100 ml cream
  • 80 g sugar
  • 5 egg yolks
  • 1 vanilla bean
  • 1 pinch of salt
  • 150 g butter
  • 70 g powdered sugar

Dough

  • 5 egg whites
  • 120 g sugar
  • 200 g Almonds, ground
  • 1 pinch of salt
  • 100 g flaked almonds

Instructions

Prepare the vanilla cream

  1. Beat the egg yolks with the sugar until creamy.
  2. Cut the vanilla pod lengthways, scrape out the pulp and bring to the boil with the milk.
  3. Stir the milk into the egg yolks.
  4. Bring the milk cream to the boil, stirring constantly.
  5. Cover and chill the vanilla cream.
  6. Beat the soft butter with the icing sugar and stir in the vanilla cream.

Prepare the dough

  1. Beat the egg whites with the sugar and salt.
  2. Stir in the almonds.
  3. Cut the dough in half and fill each part into a springform pan.
  4. Bake the pastry bases for approx. 10-12 minutes at 180°C and leave to cool.
  5. Roast the flaked almonds in a pan.
  6. Grease the lower cake base with the vanilla cream.
  7. Place the second base on top and spread with the remaining cream .
  8. Sprinkle the cooled flaked almonds on top.
  9. Put the almond cake in the fridge until ready to eat.

Utensils

  • hand mixer
  • bowl
  • pot
  • spoon
  • knife
  • springform pan
  • pan
  • beater