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Sweeten Up Your Valentine's Day: Almond Ricotta Raspberry Cake

Valentine's Day is the perfect occasion to celebrate love with a sweet and indulgent treat. This Almond Ricotta Raspberry Cake is the perfect dessert to make for your special someone. This Almond Ricotta Raspberry cake is a delightful balance of flavors and textures.

And to make it even more special, enjoy it with a glass of De Grendel Proposal Hill Brut Rosé. The bubbles in the wine will complement the light and fluffy texture of the cake, creating a truly unforgettable dining experience.

So, preheat your oven, grease your baking dish, and let's get started on this delicious Valentine's Day dessert!


  • 1 ¾ cups almond flour
  • 4 eggs
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ½ tsp vanilla powder / extract
  • ½ tsp baking soda
  • ½ cup maple syrup or honey
  • Zest from 1 lemon
  • 1 cup raspberries

Optional topping

  • 150g ricotta
  • ¼ cup milk of choice

De Grendel Wines Valentines Recipe


  1. Pre-heat oven to 180C.
  2. Grease a shallow round baking dish with coconut oil or butter.
  3. Beat the eggs and salt until fluffy. Add the maple syrup and vanilla and whisk.
  4. Fold in the almond flour, baking soda, and lemon rind.
  5. Top with raspberries.
  6. Bake for 20min until golden brown. Allow to cool completely before serving.
  7. Blend the ricotta and milk to make a light whip, alternatively top with cream or coconut cream.
  8. Top the cake with cream and raspberries and serve with a glass of De Grendel Proposal Hill Brut Rosé.
February 12, 2023