Fennel honey cake

2014-02-17
  • Servings : 14 slices
  • Prep Time : 15m
  • Cook Time : 30m
  • Ready In : 45m
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This fennel honey cake is ideal to serve with tea on a cold winter night! It’s simple, quite pleasant and has a mix of flavors that it’s worth a try!

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Ingredients

  • 1/2 tablespoon fennel powder
  • 50 ml / (3 1/3 tablespoons) olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 5 eggs
  • 125 grams / (4 1/2 ounces) sugar
  • Zest of one lemon
  • 100 grams / (3 1/2 ounces) all-purpose flour

    Directions

    Step 1


    1. Preheat the oven to 180ºC / (350ºF). Grease a round cake pan (25 x 6 centimeters / (9 3/4 x 2 1/3 inches)) with margarine and dust with flour.

    Step 2


    1. In an electric mixer, beat on medium speed the eggs together with the sugar and the lemon zest until obtain a creamy and homogeneous mixture. Add the olive oil, honey, fennel and mix for 3 to 4 minutes to incorporate. Reduce the mixer speed to low, add the flour and beat until a homogeneous mixture.

    Step 3


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

    Step 4


    1. Remove the cake from the oven and unmold onto a plate. Let cool and serve.

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Nutrition facts per serving (14 slices):

Calories: 130
 
Total Fat: 5 g(8%)

 
Saturated Fat: 1 g(5%)
 
Cholesterol: 75 mg(25%)
 
Sodium: 25 mg(1%)
 
Total Carbohydrate: 18 g(6%)
 
Protein: 3 g
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