I’m from Colorado and this recipe was just fine at my altitude. Thanks for coming back to let me know. but it was the first time in weeks ive eaten anything that felt like cake…. Hi Megan! The batter came out more like a dense dough. If you make any modifications, I’d love to hear about those, too. For a chocolate cupcake, be sure to try my Chocolate Almond Flour Cupcakes recipe. Hi there! i used pure via instead of honey. This is my first try for a birthday cake gift. Used Stevia in the Raw for sweetener. I didn’t use arrowroot and I substituted erythritol for the maple syrup, it’s fluffier than any I’ve made before and it didn’t sink in the middle. In fact, several of them have requested it for THEIR birthdays! then run a knife around the edge of the pan and flip it over on to a plate to release the cake. One by one, gradually whisk in the honey, vanilla, almond … None of the frosting is included because it will be different depending on which one you use! Cake didn’t rise, the batter was thick like cookie dough, wasn’t fluffy or sweet after baking. Hope he enjoys it. Just wanted to let you know this cake is amazing, thank you! Add the dry ingredients and beat until creamy. If you’d like to make a single cake, simply halve the ingredients! I love the looks of this recipe but I was wondering if I could use melted butter instead of coconut oil? I am happy to say that everyone at the birthday party loved the cake!! This usually takes around 8 minutes. – I accidentally forgot the arrowroot powder but the cake turned out super. Must you use coconut oil? ** I haven't tried using flax eggs or chia eggs. Do you think I could use cream cheese icing, it’s for my grandsons 13th birthday, and he LOVES cream cheese anything I made this cake for my birthday and it came out so moist and delicious! Almond flour is heavier than white flour, so it requires more leavening agents (like baking powder or baking soda). Your email address will not be published. My secret tips and tricks to DELICIOUS healthy desserts that DON'T taste healthy! Any vanilla or white frosting will work, or you can even go the chocolate route. We skipped the frosting and had it as a before bedtime snack. can I use condensed milk instead of maple syrup? Notify me of follow-up comments by email. This Low Carb Vanilla Cake only has 8 ingredients and none of them are difficult to get. Try my Chocolate Almond Flour cupcakes or my Coconut Flour Carrot Cake if you want to change things up! Allow the cakes to cool completely. That way the chocolate ratio is already figured out for you! My kids like to lick the extra frosting off the spatula, so it all works out. I would use my chocolate almond flour cupcake recipe and bake it in a cake pan instead. Yay, I’m so glad it was a hit! This entire dessert is SCD and Paleo friendly. Thank you! https://www.kingarthurflour.com/learn/resources/high-altitude-baking. You can check my keto pantry for my favorite keto sweeteners and flours. I’ve searched all over your site and can’t find it!!! If you don’t mind that texture, then use a pre-formulated egg substitute (e.g. In a stand mixer or hand mixer, cream your butter and sugar until fluffy, around 8 minutes. It took me over 15 attempts to get the ratios for this almond flour cake recipe just right, so I mention this so you won’t waste your ingredients by making substitutions. Do not overbake the cake, as the cake continues to bake while it cools. Then, pour the … My name is Arman Liew, and I’m stoked to have you here! In a separate bowl or in a stand mixer, add your sugar substitute with butter. Hi, thank you for your wonderful recipe, can I use Orgran No Egg Egg replacer instead of the eggs? Thank you so much for working out the perfect amounts. May try it again but not sure what I’d do differently. thank you ! This recipe was so easy to make and came out delicious. Pour the batter into the prepared pan(s) and smooth the top with a spatula. The texture was not super moist or fluffy, and quite dense. This is the frosting recipe: https://detoxinista.com/vegan-frosting/. Almond flour gives this cake a subtle nutty flavor, and it’s amazingly light and fluffy for having such a simple ingredient list. So easy and yummy. (It’s topped with my Vegan Frosting which is made without powdered sugar! Copying and/or pasting full recipes and pictures to social media or personal blogs is strictly prohibited. No, I don’t think so in this case. I would consider it to be in the “special treat” category. Yes, I think a square pan should work just as well! Keto Birthday Cake . Stir well until the batter is smooth and no lumps remain, then add in the coconut oil and stir again until very smooth. ), https://www.kingarthurflour.com/learn/resources/high-altitude-baking, https://foodal.com/recipes/desserts/vegan-date-fudge-frosting/, Carrot Ginger Dressing (Japanese Dressing), Best Broccoli Slaw (with Honey Mustard Dressing), Pumpkin Smoothie (tastes like Pumpkin Pie! ), Vegan Chocolate Crinkle Cookies (Gluten-Free). Thank You. Hi! For some reason, I only had enough batter for six cupcakes! Best Paleo, gluten free, AIP receipe I have tried, truly enjoyed a baked product after 3 years, thanks for sharing it. Amazingly moist. Are the 2grams Net Carbs for the whole, double layer slice with the frosting? We can all benefit from your experience. And can I use a different sweetener like coconut sugar for the frosting? Preheat the oven to 180C/350F. I made this tonight for my daughter’s second birthday and wow what a hit! I haven’t tested that in this recipe, but the eggs are pretty crucial to this recipe so I’m afraid it wouldn’t rise and be fluffy without them. I’ll let you know how it turn out. Hi definitely will try this recipe but can I use egg substitute instead of egg ? Thank you Megan for all the amazing recipes. Once cool, frost the cakes with your favorite vanilla frosting. Would the cake recipe be considered compliant with food combining? The cake is topped with a creamy, dairy-free strawberry frosting that’s only four ingredients! Finally, add in the dry mixture and beat all together until creamy. I love your recipes and have tried many but I get stuck with ones using coconut flour. I tried this keto vanilla birthday cake without eggs, using an egg substitute. Your email address will not be published. This has been a challenge but it is a cake made with love and that’s delicious! I highly recommend using a stand mixer or hand mixer to beat the ingredients. This recipe requires just 1 bowl and about 10 minutes of time to stir together the batter. This ingredient amounts provided for this low carb birthday cake recipe is to make a layer cake. So far it looks like it might work. A moist cake that’s filled with fresh fruit flavor, this strawberry almond flour cake is sure to be your new favorite dessert! This is the best cake I’ve made so far . I never imagined I would be able to do a healthy 2 tiered cake! I just popped the pans into the oven. I was really amazed. Again, this makes a keto layer birthday cake. Stir well until the batter is smooth and no lumps remain, then add in the coconut oil … Make the cake: Preheat your oven to 350F or 180C. In a large bowl, combine the almond flour, eggs, arrowroot starch, maple syrup, baking powder, vanilla, and salt. A powdered egg replacer might, like Bob’s Red Mill Egg replacer, but I haven’t tried that yet. Any suggestions for a sub? I made an arrowroot/cornstarch sub (use 1 tbsp cornstarch for every 2 tsp arrowroot), so used 1.5 tbsp cornstarch. I plan on baking this for an American Independence Day Celebration. Here you’ll find delicious HEALTHY recipes, inspirational travel, and lifestyle, all served with a side of cheeky banter. I can’t see where I might have done anything wrong. Do you think this cake could be baked in a 9 inch square pan instead of a 9 inch round pan? Everyone agrees it is a keeper recipe! If you don’t have almond flour on hand, I have a Coconut Flour Cupcakes recipe, as well as a Coconut Flour Carrot Cake recipe here on my website, if you would rather use coconut flour. I chose the smaller pans for these photos, so I could make a pretty two-layer cake. Preheat oven to 350°F. I did not make the icing, but next time I would definitely feel confident making these for a birthday party. can you pls clarify?Thank you!! I usually make an extra half-batch of the frosting to make sure I have enough to frost it generously… but I always have some leftover, so I’m not sure that’s 100% necessary. Your email address will not be published. Maybe Bob’s Egg Replacer mix could work? This is DA BEST keto/paleo-friendly gluten-free, dairy-free dessert I’ve ever had! I was shocked by how good this cake is! In a large bowl, combine the almond flour, eggs, arrowroot starch, maple syrup, baking powder, vanilla, and salt. Preheat the oven to 325ºF. Growing up, my birthday cake was ALWAYS a vanilla cake or a white cake. Thank you so much for this. Thank you for coming back to tell me! Just made these tonight, as cupcakes. I’m so glad you enjoyed it, and THANK YOU for letting me know!