Almond Cake with Earl Grey Cream Frosting | Food photography and vegan baking recipe by Jennifer | Miss Walter’s | www.misswalters.com

Almond Cake with Earl Grey Cream Frosting

I’m currently on a Netflix binge: Downton Abbey. Yes, old news, I’m afraid. Nonetheless, a period drama with a sassy Maggie Smith. What’s not to love? Only thing missing is Alan Rickman. Maggie Smith’s character Violet Crawley is the beacon of Victorian English sass. Just look at her best burns. So the inspiration for this Almond Cake with Earl Grey Cream Frosting drives from the lavish tea and luncheons at Downton Abbey and screams English High Tea.

This almond cake sports a lovely citrus note and is topped with a vegan Earl Grey cream frosting. So yumm! When it comes to tea, I love to buy Sirocco special blends. Lovely tea, fantastic craftsmanship and gorgeous packaging.

 

This recipe for a vegan Almond Cake with Earl Grey Cream Frosting is:

  • Vegan (no dairy, no eggs)
  • Gluten-free
  • Oil-free
  • No added white sugars

Something delicious for every vegan sweet tooth

Have a look at my collection of amazing plant-based, vegan recipes to discover even more amazing vegan desserts.

Almond Cake with Earl Grey Cream Frosting | Food photography and vegan baking recipe by Jennifer | Miss Walter’s | www.misswalters.com
Almond Cake with Earl Grey Cream Frosting | Food photography and vegan baking recipe by Jennifer | Miss Walter’s | www.misswalters.com
Almond Cake with Earl Grey Cream Frosting
Prep time
40 mins
Baking time
25 mins
Total time
1 hr 5 mins
 

This almond cake sports a lovely citrus note and is topped with a vegan Earl Grey cream frosting. 

Course: Dessert
Keyword: glutenfree, glutenfree baking, glutenfree baking recipes, vegan baking, vegan cake, vegan dessert, vegan recipe
Recipe created by: Jennifer Walter
  • 200 g ground almonds (blanched)
  • 2 rbsp. flaxseed flour (ground flaxseeds)
  • 2 apples
  • 1 tbsp. vanilla
  • 4 limes
  • 1 tsp. potato or corn starch
  • 1.5 tsp. baking powder
  • 35 g maple syrup
Earl Grey frosting
  • 280 g silken tofu
  • 15 g agar-agar
  • 20 g maple syrup
  • 100 ml extra strong earl grey tea
  1. Preheat the oven to 180 degrees C and grease a round cake tin, approx. 18cm diameter. Prepare the flaxseed egg: mix the flaxseed with 130ml warm water and mix well. Set aside. Place the almonds in a bowl, add the baking powder and starch. Combine well. Cut the apple into pieces and blend well, using an electric blender. Add the vanilla to the apple mush. Now grate the 4 limes and add the zest to the mix. Save some zest for decorating. Add the juice of 2 limes. Blend all well. Add the flax egg and blend again. Now add the rice syrup, blend well and combine with the ground almonds. Pour the mixture into the prepared cake tin and bake for about 25 minutes. Let the cake cool off in the oven, before removing.


  2. Earl Grey frosting

    Brew 100ml of very strong Earl Grey Tea (I used 3 tea bags). In a small pan, bring the tea and the agar-agar to boil and let it steep for about 2 minutes. Agar-agar is a jelly-like substance that is obtained from algae. It serves as a vegan gelatine so to speak. Mix the tofu with the maple sirup, using a blender. Now just pour the still hot agar-agar mix to the tofu. Combine it well and spread evenly around the cool cake. Finish of with some lime zest. Keep in the fridge, so that the frosting can set.

Almond Cake with Earl Grey Cream Frosting | Food photography and vegan baking recipe by Jennifer | Miss Walter’s | www.misswalters.com

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Almond Cake with Earl Grey Cream Frosting | Food photography and vegan baking recipe by Jennifer | Miss Walter’s | www.misswalters.com
Almond Cake with Earl Grey Cream Frosting | Food photography and vegan baking recipe by Jennifer | Miss Walter’s | www.misswalters.com

Hungry for more cake?

I got you, babe! Make sure you check out my other plant-based recipes!

How about this amazing Chocolate Fudge Cake, a delicious Victoria Sponge Cake or Naked Chestnut Cake?

Almond Cake with Earl Grey Cream Frosting | Food photography and vegan baking recipe by Jennifer | Miss Walter’s | www.misswalters.com
Almond Cake with Earl Grey Cream Frosting | Food photography and vegan baking recipe by Jennifer | Miss Walter’s | www.misswalters.com

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Hi there! I created Miss Walter’s to include loved ones with dietary restraints (chosen or not) at the dessert table. I share all my favourite vegan dessert recipes with you so that you can do the same. Because sharing food has the power to unite us, so let’s not get our diet in the way of eating and sharing delicious cakes.

 

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