Whether you're bookmarking recipes for Passover, on a gluten-free diet, or just looking to expand your baking repertoire, flourless cakes are a category of dessert absolutely worth exploring. Keep reading for our top picks, including a light-as-air chocolate cloud cake, its ultrarich chocolate-cardamom cousin, and even a few nonchocolate options like a melt-in-your-mouth lemon ricotta almond cake.
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Flourless Rhubarb and Lemon Cake
Like Spring in cake form, this moist lemon-rhubarb cake  is certain to brighten your day.
Easter Egg Nest Cake
Make the gluten-avoidant at your Easter party very, very happy by baking up this Easter egg nest cake . For other occasions, swap out the egg candies for M&M's or other sweets.
Marbled Flourless Chocolate Cake
This recipe adds tang and visual interest to chocolate cake with a cream cheese swirl .
Banana Pumpkin Caramel Cake
Mashed bananas and pumpkin purée give this caramel-drizzled sheet cake  a lush, moist texture.
Chocolate Cherry Meringue Stack Cake
Like a giant stacked pavlova layered with chocolate ganache and juicy cherries, this meringue stack cake  looks impressive but is actually relatively easy to make.
Flourless Chocolate-Cardamom Torte
Glaze pretty much anything with glossy chocolate-cardamom ganache, and it'll be delicious. Give a rich chocolate torte the ganache treatment , and it's near unbeatable.
Flourless Chocolate-Lavender Cupcakes
Chocolate and lavender might seem like an odd pairing, but lavender's earthy-floral flavor compliments bittersweet chocolate wonderfully. Plus, it goes without saying that these beautiful flourless cupcakes  would be an eye-catching addition to any Spring feast.
Flourless Chocolate Rum Cake
In a feat of pure pastry magic, all it takes to make this dense and decadent chocolate cake  is four ingredients (including salt).
Lemon Ricotta Almond Cake
With a melt-in-your-mouth texture and plenty of zesty lemon flavor, this lemon ricotta almond cake  is bound to delight.
Flourless Chocolate and Pomegranate Cake
Tart and tannic pomegaranate seeds perfectly offset this dense bittersweet chocolate cake .
Chocolate Cloud Cake
Unlike its denser cousins, this stunner has a texture more akin to a soufflé, hence its name: chocolate cloud cake .
Flourless Nutella Cake
Not only does an entire jar of Nutella make it into this cake , but it's also spiked with Frangelico (a hazelnut liqueur) and topped with hazelnuts for triple the nutty flavor.