tuna cake almond crust

Keto Tuna Cakes with Almond Crust

A creamy mix of tuna, mayo, and cheese is going to be your new favourite delicious obsession you can use in two different ways. Either as a spread or as a filling onto the almond crust, that you won’t regret at all. But we suggest you try our cake first. It is so good!

low carb tuna cake almond crust

This Tuna Cake is perfect in many ways. It is keto, which means healthy and without a lot of carbs. You’ll have your lunch or dinner ready in a short time.

And you are going to be surprised with the different flavors, the tuna one, and then the yummy cheese part, and the third one is the almond flour crust. Now you can only imagine that fantastic trio made into one.

keto tuna cake almond crust

Tuna Cake is a little bit different than the other dishes we’ve made so far. The baking process is easy, but the final step is going to impress you. You are going to find the secret once you make it.

We make simple recipes to help you to stay fit and committed to the keto diet. Follow the recipe below and enjoy our Keto Tuna cake.

tuna cake almond crust recipe

How to

Preheat the oven to 350F.

In a medium-size mixing bowl, mix tuna, mayo, Gouda cheese, salt, and shredded zucchini. Make sure you use a kitchen towel to squeeze the liquid out of zucchini or your dish will be very soggy.

mix tuna mayonnaise gouda zucchini

Spread tuna mixture in a round pie pan. Make sure to grease your pan first.

place tuna mixture cake pan

In another mixing bowl, combine almond flour, eggs, salt, heavy cream, and smoked paprika. Mix with a fork or an electric mixer until homogenous. If you don’t have paprika, check this list of paprika substitutes.

mix flour eggs paprika cream

Pour the mixture over the tuna mixture. Bake in the oven for 35-40 minutes.

bake tuna cake mixture

Let the cake cool on the counter for 10 minutes then use a knife to separate the edges from the pan.

Turn the pan up side down, so the almond mixture becomes the crust, and the tuna mixture becomes the top filling. If you don’t like almond, you can use shredded coconut.

turn tuna cake upside down

Serve warm with some vegetables. Enjoy!

Keto Tuna Cakes

This Keto Tuna Cake with almond crust is low in carbs and comes with so many flavours, vitamins, and minerals. You will experience a new way of eating tuna, and we are sure you are going to love it!
Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time35 minutes
Total Time45 minutes
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: Keto, Low Carb
Keyword: tuna cakes
Servings: 4
Calories: 447kcal
Author: Zlata Radivojevic


For the filling

  • 1 tuna canned, remove liquid
  • 1 tbsp mayonnaise
  • 1 cup Gouda cheese shredded
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 zucchini medium, shredded and squeezed

For the crust


  • Preheat the oven to 350F.
  • Shred zucchini and squeeze all the water out of it to avoid having your dish soggy. Mix tuna, mayonnaise, salt, Gouda cheese, and zucchini with a fork.
  • Transfer the mixture in the prepared cake pan that has been greased with oil. Press it firm to create a tuna layer.
  • In a medium-size mixing bowl, combine almond flour, eggs, salt, smoked paprika, and heavy cream. Mix until it become homogeneous. Pour the mixture over the tuna mixture.
  • Bake in the preheated oven for 35-40 minutes. Once the cake is baked, let it cool for a few minutes.
  • Use a knife to separate the edges from the pan. Turn the pan up side down so the almond mixture becomes the crust with tuna filling on top.


Nutrition Facts
Keto Tuna Cakes
Amount Per Serving
Calories 447 Calories from Fat 324
% Daily Value*
Fat 36g55%
Saturated Fat 18g113%
Cholesterol 124mg41%
Sodium 631mg27%
Potassium 309mg9%
Carbohydrates 7g2%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 27g54%
Vitamin A 1139IU23%
Vitamin C 9mg11%
Calcium 478mg48%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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