Seeking creative ways to bake without flour? We've hand-picked ten of our favourite flourless cakes to inspire you whether you're after a simple afternoon bake or a celebration cake for the weekend.
This soufflé cake, made rich with dark chocolate is super-gooey and melts in your mouth. It's a decadent weekend bake that needs only five ingredients to put together.
Swap flour for almonds in this very simple, mousse-like cake that pairs zingy citrus with grassy olive oil. Blood orange season arrives earlier in the year so if you can't find any, swap in regular oranges instead. A good 'working from home' afternoon bake.
If it's a celebration cake you're after, try this one. This show-stopping twist on the classic Black Forest Cake from Primrose Bakery is an absolute winner – light, moist and embracing the classic chocolate and cherry combination.
With an intense roasted pistachio flavour, this dense polenta cake is oozing with flavour. Serve up with a homemade pistachio nut butter icing and fresh honeycomb for a wow-factor centrepiece or keep it 'naked' as the Meringue Girls suggest with a dollop of Greek yoghurt.
"This is a lovely, light and fresh cake, which is based on a fantastic recipe that I learned at The River Café", says Natalia Conroy in her seasonal cookbook The Kitchen Orchard. Polenta and ground almonds replace flour in this Italian-inspired zesty bake, perfect with a spoonful of crème fraîche.
Almond, Honey and Fig Cake from The A-Z of Eating: A Flavour Map for the Adventurous Cook by Felicity Cloake
A summery bake of ground almonds, eggs, honey and olive oil, this sweet and squidgy cake will transport you to sunnier, Mediterranean climes.
These puffed, golden little bites are easy-to-transport and great picnic food. Just six ingredients and easy to make.
Similar in texture to a brownie, this clever fudge cake replaces flour with a can of chickpeas beaten into the mix. Squidgy, soft, rich with the ideal chocolate and coffee pairing.
"Many flourless cakes are dense and rich, but this recipe has light, fudge-like results" says GBBO winner Edd Kimber whose recipe you'll find in this brilliant chocolate-focussed cookbook. Very chocolatey and very adorable mini bundt bakes.
Polenta and almonds replace flour in this bake with a crumbly texture and juicy pops of tart raspberries.