Pain de Gênes Cake Recipe

Cake known as Pain de Gênes is mostly made of almond paste, eggs, and melted butter with very little flour. Another peculiarity is the lack of a raising agent; instead, the butter and eggs are whisked to create a rise. Almond paste, butter, and eggs France is the primary source of ingredients for Pain de Gênes Cake.

Pain de Gênes Cake

Pain de Gênes Cake Recipe

The significant nutritious benefits of almonds, which are highly satiating and, which doesn't ruin anything, extremely tasty, go a long way toward satisfying sensations of hunger in this cake-like bread.
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 5 minutes
Course Dessert
Cuisine France
Calories 1057 kcal


  • 125 g of softened butter
  • 200 g brown sugar
  • 100 g flour
  • 300 g ground almonds
  • 4 pic  whole eggs: yolks separated from the whites beaten until stiff


  • Mix sugar and butter. Beat well after each addition of the egg yolks.
  • Add the flour and the ground almonds, stir well, and beat the mixture until a ribbon-like consistency forms.
  • Gently fold in the beaten egg whites.
  • Pour the mixture into a lined or buttered cake mould, cook for 45 minutes in a low oven. 6
  •  Leave to cool, unmold, this cake can be kept for 3 days, well wrapped.


Nutrition Information:
  • Carbohydrates: 67.1g
  • Lipids: 72.1g
  • Gras sat .: 21.9г
  • Proteins: 25.5g
  • Fibers: 10.4г
  • Sucre: 49.9г
  • ProPoints: 28
  • SmartPoints: 42
Keyword Pain de Gênes Cake

Final Thought:

Pain of Geese
Due to the substantial nutritional contributions of the incredibly nutrient-dense, incredibly savory, and raisin-like amande, this cake’s ability to significantly reduce feelings of hunger is its primary benefit.

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