Lemon Verbena cake

2016-09-06
  • Servings : 12 slices
  • Prep Time : 20m
  • Cook Time : 35m
  • Ready In : 55m
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Want to prepare a different cake with special flavor? We have an excellent option for you! Try this recipe of Lemon Verbena cake. It’s delicious, pleasant, aromatic and with excellent presentation.

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Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons lemon Verbena dried leaves
  • 5 eggs
  • 75 grams / (2 2/3 ounces) softened butter
  • 175 grams / (6 1/4 ounces) all-purpose flour
  • 150 grams / (5 1/3 ounces) sugar
  • Zest of one lemon
  • Juice of one lemon
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder

    Directions

    Step 1


    1. 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. Chop nicely the lemon Verbena leaves.

    Step 3


    1. In an electric mixer, beat on medium speed the eggs, sugar and the lemon zest until obtain a homogeneous mixture. Pour the lemon juice, chopped leaves, butter and mix for 3 to 4 minutes until it’s nicely incorporated. Reduce the mixer speed to low, add the flour mixed with the baking powder and beat until a homogeneous and creamy mixture.

    Step 4


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

    Step 5


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

Lemon Verbena cake | Food From Portugal

Nutrition facts per serving (12 slices):

Calories: 171
 
Total Fat: 7 g(11%)
 
Saturated Fat: 4 g(19%)
 
Cholesterol: 82 mg(27%)
 
Sodium: 62 mg(3%)
 
Total Carbohydrate: 24 g(8%)
 
Protein: 4 g
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