Cake topped with royal icing

2015-12-25
  • Servings : 12 slices
  • Prep Time : 25m
  • Cook Time : 35m
  • Ready In : 60m
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Try this cake aromatized with fruit topped with a delicious and creamy royal icing. A delicious mix of flavors, dare yourself…

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Ingredients

  • For the cake:
  • 5 eggs
  • 150 grams / (5 1/3 ounces) all-purpose flour
  • 100 grams / (3 1/2 ounces) sugar
  • Zest of one lemon
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 125 grams / (4 1/2 ounces) candied fruit
  • 75 grams / (2 2/3 ounces) dried fruits
  • 25 ml / (1 3/4 tablespoons) Port wine
  • For the topping:
  • 2 egg whites
  • 100 grams / (3 1/2 ounces) powdered sugar
  • A few drops of lemon juice
  • A few drops of vanilla extract

    Directions

    Step 1


    1. For the cake:
    2. Preheat the oven to 180ºC / (350ºF). Grease a bundt cake pan (approximately 24 x 8 centimeters / (9 1/2 x 3 1/4 inches) with margarine and dust with flour.

    Step 2


    1. In an electric mixer, beat on medium speed the eggs, lemon zest and the sugar until a homogeneous mixture. Pour the Port wine and beat for 1 to 2 minutes. Reduce the mixer speed to low, add the flour mixed with the baking powder and beat until obtain a creamy mixture. Add the candied fruit and the dried fruits and fold with a spatula.

    Step 3


    1. Pour the mixture into the prepared pan and bake until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean, about 30 to 35 minutes (the time depends on the oven).

    Step 4


    1. For the topping:
    2. In a bowl, beat the egg whites with the drops of lemon juice and vanilla extract until creamy. Add the powdered sugar gradually and mix until stiff peaks form.

    Step 5


    1. Remove the cake from oven and cover with the previous mixture. Garnish with candied fruit, let cool and serve.

Cake topped with royal icing | Food From Portugal

Nutrition facts per serving (12 slices):

Calories: 200
 
Total Fat: 2 g(3%)

 
Saturated Fat: 0.5 g(3%)
 
Cholesterol: 90 mg(30%)
 
Sodium: 95 mg(4%)
 
Total Carbohydrate: 41 g(14%)
 
Protein: 5 g
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