Honey & Lemon Almond Cake

Honey & Lemon Almond Cake

Honey & Lemon Almond Cake

By: Lisa Guy

This healthy gluten-free cake delivers plenty of dietary fibre to support gut and cardiovascular health, along with protein and calcium for bone health. You will also get a good dose of beneficial unsaturated fats, which are important for supporting healthy cardiovascular function and reducing high cholesterol levels.



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  • 4 organic eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla bean paste or extract
  • ¼ cup cold-pressed olive oil
  • Juice & zest 1 lemon
  • 1/3 cup raw honey or pure maple syrup
  • 1¼ cups almond flour
  • ¼ cup coconut flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder


  • Preheat oven to 170°C and grease an 8-inch round cake tin.
  • In a large bowl, whisk eggs with vanilla, olive oil, lemon juice and zest, and honey.
  • In another bowl, combine almond and coconut flour with baking powder.
  • Pour wet ingredients into dry and gently combine.
  • Spoon mixture into your cake tin.
  • Bake for 35-40 mins or until a skewer comes out cleanly from the centre.


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Lisa Guy

Lisa Guy

Lisa Guy is a respected Sydney-based naturopath, author and passionate foodie with 16 years of clinical experience. She runs a naturopathic clinic in Rose Bay called Art of Healing and is the founder of Bodhi Organic Tea.

Lisa is a great believer that good wholesome food is one of the greatest pleasures in life and the foundation of good health. Lisa encourages her clients to get back to eating what nature intended: good, clean, wholesome food that’s nutrient-rich and free from high levels of sugars, harmful fats, artificial additives and pesticides. Her aim is to change the way people eat, cook and think about food.

Lisa is an avid health writer, being a regular contributor to The Sunday Telegraph's Body and Soul, and leading magazines including WellBeing. Lisa is an author of five books to date, including My Goodness: all you need to know about children’s health and nutrition , Pregnancy Essentials, Heal Yourself, Listen to your Body and Healthy Skin Diet .

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