Flourless chocolate and pear cake

Flourless cake recipes

16 Recipes

Bake our fabulous flourless cakes using substitutes such as ground almonds and polenta. Choose from gluten-free lemon drizzle cake, gooey chocolate flavours and much more.

Flourless chocolate & pear cake


(82 ratings)

A light, but luscious cake made with hazelnuts - serve a slice for dessert with a dollop of crème fraîche
  • 1 hour
  • More effort
  • Vegetarian

Strawberry & pistachio olive oil cake


(0 ratings)

Try this versatile strawberry and pistachio cake made with olive oil and polenta or cornmeal. Perfect for afternoon tea or dessert, it’s also gluten-free...
  • 1 hour and 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Gluten-free lemon drizzle cake


(154 ratings)

With a special surprise ingredient, this gluten free cake stays beautifully moist. To everyone’s amazement it's mash potato!...
  • 1 hour and 10 mins
  • Easy

Sunken drunken chocolate cake


(19 ratings)

Prunes, Marsala and dark chocolate – a marriage made in heaven. It may sink and crack as it cools, but this is part of its charm...
  • 1 hour and 10 mins
  • More effort

Cherry blossom cake


(5 ratings)

A gluten-free light bake that uses polenta in place of flour and orange blossom to flavour a drizzle syrup
  • 1 hour and 25 mins
  • Easy

Fruit-filled clementine cake


(9 ratings)

A beautiful, moist gluten-free cake packed with zingy citrus flavours, wonderful for Christmas
  • 2 hours and 40 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Chestnut truffle cake


(12 ratings)

This rich, gluten-free cake makes a perfect dinner-party dessert
  • 24 hours and 30 mins
  • More effort
  • Vegetarian

Orange olive oil cake


(8 ratings)

Add some citrussy zing to your baking with this orange olive oil cake, topped with a rosemary and cardamom drizzle. It's gluten-free and super delicious...
  • 1 hour and 55 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Date, banana & rum loaf


(69 ratings)

A tasty cake with no added fat or sugar - try it to believe it. Plus it's easily made gluten-free...
  • 1 hour and 15 mins
  • More effort

Chocolate & hazelnut celebration cake


(3 ratings)

This hybrid brownie chocolate cake by John Whaite is a bold party bake. The toffee spikes transform it into a professional-standard dessert
  • 1 hour and 55 mins
  • A challenge

Apple & almond cake


(11 ratings)

This gluten-free apple cake swaps flour, refined sugar and butter for ground almonds, agave syrup and olive oil – and it’s gorgeous...
  • 50 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian
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