Satisfy your sweet tooth with these sensational and easy almond cake recipes.
Some are sweet and fruity, others are nutty and tender, but they’re all insanely scrumptious.
Celebrate cake o’clock with these sweet and indulgent almond cakes!
Whether you need a light and fluffy cake for brunch or something with a bit of flair, I’ve got you covered.
My favorite is the Persian Love Cake with its delicate rose and orange flavor. But then, you also can’t go wrong with light almond sponge cake and fresh fruits!
Whatever you prefer, these almond cake recipes are sure to hit the spot.
17 Easy Almond Cakes for Any Occasion
1. Classic Almond Cake
Nothing beats a classic. And it doesn’t get more classic than this simple almond cake recipe.
What makes this almond cake so special?
For starters, it’s got the most fantastic texture. It isn’t too dense or too fluffy – it’s just right.
Then there’s the flavor!
You know how some cakes are so sweet they make your teeth hurt? Not this one.
And it has a pop of zesty goodness I know you’ll love.
2. Sweet Almond Cake
Of course, some people prefer cakes on the sweet side. And that’s where this sweet almond cake recipe comes in.
With its layers of fluffy almond cake and almond buttercream filling, it’s a nutty delight in every bite.
The white chocolate drip and sliced almonds on top give it an edge of indulgence – but it’s super straightforward to pull off.
The result is a simple, elegant cake loaded with decadent flavors that’s perfect for any occasion!
3. French Almond Cake
If you’ve never tried French almond cake before, get ready to fall in love.
It has a wonderfully light and fluffy texture with a rich and nutty taste that pairs perfectly with a cup of coffee.
No matter the occasion, this French dessert will deliver!
It’s moist, dense, and topped with a zesty glaze that brings a lovely waft of citrus.
4. Almond Cream Cake
Experience love at first bite with this beautiful almond cream cake!
From the rich, buttery base to the warm, sweet flavors from the almond extract, it’s the perfect balance of flavor.
Velvety smooth, wonderfully creamy, and melt-in-your-mouth delicious, it’s one heavenly dessert.
5. Simple Anytime Almond Cake
As the name suggests, this is an “anytime” cake you can whip up in a snap. So it’s ideal for parties, brunch, or just because you’re craving cake.
Other than the sliced almonds, I bet you have everything you need in the pantry already.
And the blend of sour cream, butter, almond meal, and almond extract makes a soft, moist cake with a delightful hint of nutty goodness.
It’s so moist, in fact, you don’t need any frosting or glaze.
6. Best Ever Moist Almond Cake With Summer Berries
Almonds are nutty, lightly sweet, and often have hints of vanilla. That mild but yummy flavor blend is the perfect backdrop for bright, fresh berries!
Buttery, nutty, and super tender, you’ll love every forkful of this one.
Of course, that decadent cream cheese frosting and scattering of seasonal fruits doesn’t hurt, either!
And feel free to use other fruits. If you have fresh plums or peaches, go ahead and throw them in the mix!
7. Persian Love Cake Recipe
Have you ever had a cake that tastes just like a dream? Because that’s just what you’ll get with this Persian love cake.
This heavenly delight boasts delicate almond flavors with fragrant rose water and cardamom.
But let’s be honest, the sticky syrup is the real star. Between the honey, rose water, orange, and saffron, it’s too good for words!
8. Raspberry Almond Cake
The smell of a freshly baked cake awakens my soul. And this raspberry and almond cake will fill your whole house with a mouthwatering aroma.
The light, spongy cake is studded with bright bursts of raspberries and a satisfying nutty crunch.
Its blend of sweet, tart and nutty flavors will delight your sweet tooth. And it’s so enticing, you’ll want to dig in before it cools.
9. Flourless Lemon Almond Cake
Are you on the hunt for a gluten-free cake that doesn’t sacrifice on flavor?
Well then, today’s your lucky day because this flourless lemon and almond cake is just the ticket!
Made with almond flour, it’s a wholesome alternative to regular flour that adds more flavor and moisture to the batter.
It’s mixed with zesty lemon flavors for a bright contrast in every bite.
10. One-Layer Chocolate Almond Cake
Most of these almond cake recipes rely on fruit and a simple nutty sponge. But this chocolate cake takes things to a sinfully indulgent new level of yum.
It’s very moist and dense – almost like an almond-infused brownie. That’s down to the small amount of flour and brown sugar in the batter.
That said, the egg whites ensure it’s light with just the right amount of lift.
Whether it’s your birthday or not, this chocolate cake is perfect for celebrating. Trust me – it’ll take some serious willpower to resist!
11. Almond Coffee Cake Ring
What’s better than your first cup of coffee in the morning? A cup of coffee with a thick slice of this almond cake, of course!
This almond cake ring is everything you could want in a coffee cake. It’s soft, fluffy, and filled with cream cheese and almond deliciousness.
Topped with a creamy, sugary glaze and almonds, it’s a simple yet mouthwatering presentation.
12. Almond Amaretto Cheesecake
Are you ready for the most delicious cheesecake of your life? This almond-amaretto cheesecake is so good, one slice won’t be enough.
The Graham Cracker crust is the perfect backdrop for the creamy, dreamy cheesecake filling.
It’s topped with almond caramel sauce for an added layer of indulgence. Yum!
13. Almond Pound Cake
Do you love pound cakes as much as I do? If so, you’ll adore this almond pound cake recipe.
It has a deliciously nutty flavor with hints of warm vanilla.
The best part? You can serve it plain, topped with ice cream, or with fruit preserves, and it’s delicious every time!
14. Strawberry Almond Cake
This stunning strawberry and almond cake is like a bite of summer in every forkful.
The sweet, juicy strawberries and crunchy almonds make for a delicious combination.
And you can’t beat that color!
Best of all, it’s so easy to make. You can throw it together in no time and serve it up with pride!
15. Almond Ricotta Cake
Like sour cream, ricotta is a terrific way to ensure your cakes and cakes come out rich and tender.
Seriously, this cake is so moist and fluffy, it’s like eating a cloud filled with deliciousness.
The slightly bitter almond flavor complements the creamy ricotta cheese for a fantastic taste sensation.
It’s perfect if you’re looking for a cake that’s not overly sweet but still super indulgent.
16. Blueberry Almond Tea Cake
Make tea time even better with this blueberry and almond tea cake!
One bite will have you dreaming of warm summer days by the lake. With bright bursts of blueberries in every slice, it’s a treat that’s sure to impress.
The almonds add a slight sweetness with just a hint of bitterness.
But when every ingredient is combined, it’s like a symphony of flavors that’ll leave you in awe.
17. Norwegian Rhubarb and Almond Cake
Do you want a cake that tastes like spring and feels like home? Then, this Norwegian rhubarb and almond cake totally fits the bill!
The delicately sweet almonds perfectly contrast the tart rhubarb. And the light, sweet, buttery sponge ties everything together.
If you don’t live in a colder climate (where rhubarb thrives), head to the Farmers Market and grab some while you can.
I like to clean and chop it up while it’s fresh, then freeze it for use all year.
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