Honey Orange Almond Cake

Gluten-Free Honey Almond Orange Cake

I love the combination of honey and almonds. It’s sophisticated yet homey, simple yet interesting. It also reminds me of my mother. She used to make this delicious honey almond cake for teatime (yes, we had teatime; she was British). The recipe I’ve made for you today is an easier version of her delicious cake, plus it’s grain-free and dairy-free, too!

For this cake, I’ve used organic honey. The honey really shines so I like to use quality honey that comes from a sustainable source (got to save the honey bees!). Plus, did you know that a lot of honey around the world contains pesticide residues? Yeah, quality definitely matters here, and that’s why I used Wholesome Organic Honey.

Just a quick note to ensure the cake comes out just right – if you don’t have an 8-inch springform pan to use, a deep 9-inch cake pan will work or don’t fill the pan all the way or it will overflow.

Got to go … it’s teatime!

Honey Orange Almond Cake Recipe

3.73 from 36 votes
Honey Orange Almond Cake
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Honey Almond Orange Cake

Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time45 mins
Course: Dessert
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 486kcal
Author: Gluten Free & More


  • Gluten-free nonstick cooking spray
  • 2 cups fine almond flour
  • teaspoons baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon kosher or fine sea salt
  • 3 large eggs
  • ½ cup Wholesome Organic Powdered Confectioners Sugar , plus more for dusting
  • cup Wholesome Organic Honey
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • ½ cup orange marmalade
  • ¾ cup blanched slivered almonds


  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Spray an 8-inch springform pan with cooking spray. Cut a circle of parchment paper to fit in the bottom of the pan and spray lightly with more cooking spray.
  • In a medium mixing bowl, whisk together the almond flour, baking powder, and salt.
  • In the bowl of an electric mixer, combine the eggs, ½ cup powdered sugar, honey, and vanilla. Beat on medium speed for 3 minutes. Turn the mixer off, add the flour mixture, and beat on low speed until mixed in. Add the marmalade and finish mixing by hand with a spatula to make sure everything is well combined. Pour into the prepared pan. Sprinkle the top with the slivered almonds and bake for 25-30 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean. Let cool in the pan then transfer to a serving plate. Sprinkle the top with powdered sugar and serve.


Nutrition Facts
Honey Almond Orange Cake
Amount Per Serving
Calories 486 Calories from Fat 243
% Daily Value*
Fat 27g42%
Saturated Fat 2g10%
Cholesterol 81mg27%
Sodium 244mg10%
Potassium 239mg7%
Carbohydrates 54g18%
Fiber 5g20%
Sugar 43g48%
Protein 13g26%
Vitamin A 135IU3%
Vitamin C 1.3mg2%
Calcium 176mg18%
Iron 2.4mg13%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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Tags: Almond Flour Almonds Cake Honey Marmalade Orange Wholesome Sweeteners
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  1. Teresa Valeri
    September 17, 2020

    This cake is amazing! I wound up making cupcakes for ease at a Rosh Hashana picnic. No one could tell they were gluten free. Thank you for sharing!

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