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Lemon Blueberry Cake (Keto, Paleo, Vegetarian, GFDF)

This lemon blueberry cake recipe was created purely out of a craving for something sweet and it turned out to be a simple and delicious dessert!
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 16
Calories: 106kcal
Author: Heather Cooan

Ingredients

  • 2 cups almond flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt or kosher salt
  • 1/4 cup sweetener of choice equal to 1/2 cup of sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 heaping tablespoon lemon zest zest from 2 lemons
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup heavy cream or coconut cream if dairy-free
  • ¼ cup water
  • 1 cup fresh blueberries

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350F. Grease an 8×8 square baking pan with butter or non-stick spray.
  • In a medium bowl, mix the almond flour, baking soda, sweetener, and salt. Add the eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.
  • Wisk in cream and water.
  • Mix in lemon juice and zest until well incorporated.
  • Pour batter into 8x8 pan and sprinkle blueberries over the top of the batter.
  • Bake 20-25 minutes, or until edges of the cake are pulling away from the pan and a toothpick inserted in the center of the cake comes out clean.

Nutrition

Calories: 106kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 26mg | Sodium: 116mg | Potassium: 20mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 90IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 36mg | Iron: 1mg
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