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honey cake in a round pan

Gluten Free Honey Cake

Delicious gluten-free and dairy-free honey cake. Healthier version for Rosh Hashanah staple dish.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine Jewish
Servings 12 servings


  • 2 cups almond flour (ground almonds)
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • 4 eggs
  • ½ cup honey
  • ¼ cup olive oil


  • Set the oven to 160°C/ 325°F with the fan.
  • Grease a round baking pan (24cm | 8inch).
  • In a mixing bowl add the ground almonds, cinnamon, baking powder, and baking soda.
  • Mix well.
  • Add the honey, eggs, and olive oil.
  • Mix to a unified batter.
  • Transfer the cake batter to the baking pan.
  • Bake for 25-30 minutes.
  • Cool the cake at room temperature.
  • Sprinkle the cake with powdered sugar if desired or garnish as you wish.
  • Serve and Happy New Year!
Keyword Rosh Hashanah