13 Amazing Almond Desserts

13 Amazing Almond Desserts

The versatile almond pairs exceptionally well with both fruit and chocolate, but is also amazing in desserts all on its own. These recipes incorporate the sweet nut into a variety of confections including cakes, pies, ice cream and cupcakes.


Swedish Princess Cupcakes

A beautiful green top of marzipan covers soft yellow cake, whipped cream and raspberry jam, in this cupcake take on the cake classic.

Find the recipe at On a Sweet Sugar Rush

Basque Cake

This almond cake gets its creamy center with vanilla pastry cream baked into the center.

Find the recipe at Lottie + Doof


Marzipan & Pear Cupcakes With Caramel Buttercream

Marzipan gives these cupcakes a sweet almond flavor, and caramel adds the right amount of saltiness to buttercream frosting.

Find the recipe at Sweetapolita


Rustic Apricot Tart With Almond Crust

Fresh apricots lend the right tartness to a sweet almond crust.

Find the recipe at In Sock Monkey Slippers


White Chocolate & Almond Amaretto Cheesecake

Creamy, white chocolate cheesecake is flavored with almond and amaretto and baked atop a graham cracker and almond crust.

Find the recipe at Cozy Country Living


Almond And Chocolate Frangipane Tart

The chocolate in this tart bakes up like a brownie topped with toasted almonds.

Find the recipe at Dessert First


Cream Cheese Almond Cookies

Cream cheese adds the perfect flavor to these buttery almond cookies.

Find the recipe at Oh Sweet Day!


Lemon & Almond Cake

Fresh lemon juice adds brightness to a buttery almond cake.

Find the recipe at The Repressed Pastry Chef


Cherry Delicious Almond Cake

Cherry and almonds are a match made in heaven in this moist, fluffy cake.

Find the recipe at Renee's Kitchen Adventures


Frosty Almond Joy Cups

This frozen take on the Almond Joy candy bar has an Oreo cookie crust!

Find the recipe at Easy Baked


Coffee-Almond Ice Cream

Creamy, coffee ice cream gets a crunch from toasted almonds.

Find the recipe at A Whisk And A Spoon


Almond Lace Cookies

These crispy, paper-thin cookies are loaded with almonds and brown sugar.

Find the recipe at Brown Eyed Baker


Clementine Cake

This moist cake contains only 5 ingredients-- two of which are almonds and fresh clementines.

Find the recipe at Smitten Kitchen

This post was originally published on My Cupcake Addiction - Elise Strachan