Almond Flour Pound Cake
Low Carbohydrate Diet
Delicious almond flavored pound cake literally made with almond flour and lots of butter and eggs. Sugar substitute sweetens to keep the carbs down. Rich, and sweet.
Cream butter and sugar substitute well.
Add eggs, one at a time, beating after each.
Mix flour with baking powder and add to egg mixture a little at a time while beating. Add lemon and vanilla extracts. Blend well.
Pour into greased 9-inch cake pan and bake at 350-degrees for 50 to 55 minutes.
Yield: 8 servings
1/8 of Cake: 5.8 carbohydrates
Variation: Spiced Almond Flour Pound Cake
1 cup butter, at room temperature
1 cup Splenda, bulk, not packets
1/3 cup sour cream
2 cups almond flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
1/2 teaspoon ginger
1/2 teaspoon allspice
1 teaspoon vanilla butter nut extract
Cream butter and Splenda well. Add eggs, one at a time beating after each addition. Mix flour with baking powder and spices and add to egg mixture a little at a time while beating. Add sour cream and vanilla butter nut extract. Pour into a greased 8 inch cake pan and bake at 350 degrees for 50 to 55 minutes. Serve with sugar free cherry or apple pie filling and whipped cream.
Per Serving: 187 Calories; 3 g Protein; 19 g Total Fat; 6 g Carbs; 0 g Fiber; 71 mg Calcium; 1 mg Iron; 271 mg Sodium; 147 mg Cholesterol
A Bite About Almond Flour
Almond flour is good in "quick-bread" type recipes, like muffins, nut breads, and pancakes. It's not good for foods such as bread that require a real dough (you can't knead it).