A great way to use up egg whites - a light, relatively 'healthy' dessert cake.


  • 6 egg whites

  • 185g butter, melted & cooled

  • 125g almond meal

  • 240g icing sugar

  • 75g plain flour

  • 1 tblsp poppyseeds

  • 1 tblsp orange zest


  • 1.

    Preheat oven to 200DegC (180DegC fan-forced)

  • 2.

    Well grease a 12 hole muffin pan or 2x6 hole friand pans

  • 3.

    Sift flour and icing sugar.

  • 4.

    Lightly beat the egg whites with a fork

  • 5.

    Stir in butter, almond meal, flour, icing sugar, seeds and zest.

  • 6.

    Gently spoon mixture into greased pans.

  • 7.

    Bake for approximately 20 minutes.

  • 8.

    Cool in pan for 5-10 minutes.

  • 9.

    Dust with icing sugar.

Nutritional information

Nutritional analysis per serving (12 servings)

  • Energy 283kj
  • Fat Total 18g
  • Saturated Fat 8g
  • Protein 4g
  • Carbohydrate 27g
  • Sugar 20g
  • Sodium 24mg

Note: The information shown is Edamam's estimate based on available ingredients and preparation. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist's advice.

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