5 Yummy Almond Recipes The Whole Family Will Love

Almonds, rich in healthy fats, fiber, protein, magnesium and vitamin E, offer lots of health benefits  – they can help lower cholesterol and blood pressure, are good for your heart, and great for skin and hair. So all that, along with the fact that they taste great, are plenty of good reasons to include them in your family’s diet. From savory muffins to tasty torte, here are 5 Yummy Almond Recipes The Whole Family Will Love.

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#1. Almond Torte

Almond Torte

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  • 170 gms butter
  • 300 gms sugar
  • 200 gms plain flour
  • 100 gms ground almonds
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tablespoon of slivered almonds
  • 1 teaspoon almond extract


  • Beat the sugar and butter until the mixture gets light and creamy. Add the eggs and the almond extract and mix well.
  • Next add the flour and almonds and again mix well.
  • Line a 9-inch tin with parchment paper at the bottom and butter and dust flour it.
  • Pour the batter into the tin and top it with the almond slivers. Bake in a preheated oven for about 30 to 35 minutes till the almonds on top are light brown.
  • Cool it before slicing it.

#2. Delicious Almond Crepes

Recipes for Healthy Pancakes


  • 150 gms whole grain flour
  • 50 gms ground almond
  • 2 eggs
  • 200 ml milk
  • 15 ml oil or melted butter


  • In a large bowl, whisk the eggs and milk and add the oil or butter. Then, add the almonds and the flour and whisk well.
  • Keep the mixture in the fridge for an hour.
  • Heat a nonstick pan over medium heat, put a little butter or oil in it, and then spread a spoonful of the batter on it.
  • Cook until golden brown and flip them. Cook for about 30 seconds.
  • Enjoy the crepes with toppings like honey and fresh fruits of your choice.
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#3. Special Almond & Oat Cookies



  • 200 gms ground almonds
  • 100 gms oats
  • 140 gms light brown sugar
  • 40 gms soft butter
  • 100 ml water
  • 1/2 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon powder


  • Preheat oven to 160 degrees.
  • Boil the water and add the brown sugar to it. Mix it.
  • Add all the remaining ingredients to the sugar and water mixture and mix well.
  • Keep the dough in the fridge for half an hour. Then shape them into flat round cookies.
  • Bake them on greaseproof paper for 15 to 20 minutes or until they are golden brown.
  • Store them in an airtight container.
Recommended Reading: Easy Cookie Recipes for Kids

#4. Savory Almond & Carrot Muffins

Almond Muffins

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  • 100 gms almond flour / almond meal
  • 100 gms grated carrots
  • 3 large eggs
  • 60 ml of any flavorless oil
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1/4 teaspoon cardamom powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda


  • Preheat the oven to 160 to 170 degrees. Grease the muffin tins and dust with flour.
  • Whisk the eggs, add the oil and honey, and mix well.
  • Add the rest of the ingredients and fold it in.
  • Pour it into the prepared tins and bake for 10 to 15 minutes, or till done.
  • A skewer inserted into the muffin should come out clean when done.
Recommended Reading: Healthy Carrot Muffins

5. Toasted Almond Meringues



  • 3 large egg whites
  • 180 gms of powdered sugar (grind sugar in a blender and sift)
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 50 gms almonds (dry roast almonds and coarsely grind them)
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract


  • Preheat the oven to 140 degrees.
  • Clean the inside of a large glass or steel bowl with half a lime or a lemon.
  • Add the egg whites and salt and using an electric mixer, whisk on low speed for 2 to 3 minutes.
  • Continue to whisk, adding a spoon of powdered sugar at a time till the mixture becomes stiff and glossy.
  • Fold in the almonds and the vanilla extract.
  • Drop spoonfuls of this mixture on a baking tray lined with greaseproof paper about an inch apart. Bake for about 30 minutes or till the meringues are done.

There you have it, five easy and delicious almond recipes that your family will love. What are you waiting for? Try these yummilicious dishes!

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