Almond Lemon Curd Loaf

10 servings, ready in 45 minutes

A fantastic fresh and sweet sugar-free Almond Lemon Curd Loaf recipe, topped with golden toasted almonds, made with Splenda® Stevia Crystal.


Preparation time: 45min

Baking time: 40 min

For the lemon curd:

  • Add lemon juice, Splenda® Stevia, eggs, and cornflour to a small heavy-based saucepan.
  • Whisk over medium heat till Splenda® Stevia dissolves in approximately 3 minutes.
  • Whisk until small bubbles appear on the surface (do not boil) and immediately remove the pan from heat and whisk in zest and butter till melted.
  • Make sure that the curd has thickened, if not, keep on boiling on low heat while stirring.
  • Pour into a bowl and refrigerate until it thickens.
  • For the cake:

  • Butter and flour a 22 cm springform pan and preheat the oven to 175 degrees Celsius.
  • With a mixer or hand mixer cream butter and Splenda® Stevia together till light and fluffy.
  • Add the flour, baking powder, and salt and add to creamed butter and Splenda® Stevia, stirring till combined.
  • In a separate bowl whisk eggs until they are foamy add the almond flour and mix well.
  • Add the mix together with the mixed butter and add the rest of the dry ingredients.
  • Batter into a springform pan using a spatula and smooth batter.
  • Spoon the lemon curd around the perimeter of the batter.
  • Put 3 to 4 tablespoons of curd into the center of the batter, sprinkle almonds evenly over the curd.
  • Place in the middle of the oven for 35 - 40 minutes till almonds are golden.
  • Remove cake from oven and allow to cool.
  • Ingredients

    • For the lemon curd:
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    • 100ml Lemon juice
    • 1 tbsp finely grated Lemon zest
    • 3 Eggs, lightly whisked
    • 120g Splenda® Stevia Crystal
    • 2 tsp Corn flour (cornstarch) (7g)
    • 90g Butter
    • For the cake:
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    • 130g Butter, softened at room temperature
    • 120g plain Flour
    • 100g Splenda® Stevia Crystal
    • 1/2 tsp Salt
    • 3 Eggs
    • 1 tsp Baking powder
    • 50g ground Almonds (almond flour)
    • 6 tbsp flaked Almonds

    Nutrition information

    per serving
    Energy 343kcal
    Fat 24.00g
    of which saturates 13.00g
    Carbohydrate 34.0g
    of which sugars 0.80g
    Protein 6.10g

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