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Paleo Blueberry Lemon Cake

Paleo Blueberry Lemon Cake is a simple and light spongy cake sweetened with just honey and blueberries. So perfect for a springtime brunch!

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Diet GlutenFreeDiet
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Servings 10
Calories 274 kcal
Author Amy Rains


For the Cake:

  • 2 cups almond flour blanched if possible
  • 1/4 cup coconut flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • zest of 1 lemon
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 1/4 cup coconut oil melted
  • 1/4 cup raw honey
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened dairy-free milk I use flax milk
  • 3 eggs room temperature
  • 1 1/3 cups fresh blueberries

For the Lemon Syrup:

  • 2 tbsp coconut oil melted
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 1 tsp lemon zest
  • 1 tbsp raw honey


  1. Begin by preheating your oven to 350 degrees. Lightly grease a 9 inch round cake pan, and line with parchment paper. Set aside. You can also use a springform pan.

  2. In a large bowl, mix together flours, baking soda, salt, and lemon zest. Set aside.
  3. In another bowl, Whisk together your wet ingredients: lemon juice, coconut oil, honey, eggs, and milk. Add wet ingredients to dry, mix well.

  4. Spoon and spread half of the cake batter on the bottom of your pan. Top with 2/3 cup blueberries. Add the remaining batter, spread so that it's even across the blueberries, and top with remaining blueberries.
  5. Place in the oven, bake for 40 minutes or until top is golden and cake is cooked through (may need an additional few minutes). Remove from oven and let cool completely.
  6. To make the glaze, mix together lemon juice, coconut oil, zest, and honey. Gently spoon over cake. Serve at room temperature. Cake can be stored at room temperature for up to 3 days or stored in an air tight container in the refrigerator.
Nutrition Facts
Paleo Blueberry Lemon Cake
Amount Per Serving
Calories 274 Calories from Fat 189
% Daily Value*
Fat 21g32%
Saturated Fat 9g56%
Cholesterol 49mg16%
Sodium 284mg12%
Potassium 38mg1%
Carbohydrates 18g6%
Fiber 4g17%
Sugar 12g13%
Protein 7g14%
Vitamin A 82IU2%
Vitamin C 2mg2%
Calcium 71mg7%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.