Nuts cake with cinnamon and honey

2014-05-12
  • Servings : 10 squares
  • Prep Time : 20m
  • Cook Time : 25m
  • Ready In : 45m
Share on FacebookPin on PinterestShare on Google+Share on YummlyShare on StumbleUponTweet about this on TwitterEmail this to someonePrint this page

Rate this recipe: 1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)
Loading...

 
A delicious cake with a great mix of flavors, confectioned with honey, crushed nuts, lemon zest, cinnamon, sugar and olive oil, cut into squares, garnished with powdered sugar.

Units: Metric / (Units: US)

Ingredients

  • 150 grams / (5 1/3 ounces) nuts
  • 4 eggs
  • 150 grams / (5 1/3 ounces) sugar
  • 50 ml / (3 1/3 tablespoons) olive oil
  • 100 ml / (6 3/4 tablespoons) honey
  • Zest of one lemon
  • 200 grams / (7 ounces) all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon powder
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • Powdered sugar for garnish

    Directions

    Step 1


    1. Peel and grind the nuts in a blender. Set aside.

    Step 2


    1. With an electric mixer beat the eggs along with the sugar and the lemon zest until obtain a creamy texture. Then, add the olive oil, honey, cinnamon and the crushed walnuts, without stop beating. Finally, add the flour mixed with the baking powder.

    Step 3


    1. Grease a rectangular cake tin (27 x 10 x 7 centimeters / (10 2/3 x 4 x 2 3/4 inches)) with margarine and sprinkle with flour. Pour the previous mixture inside the cake tin and bring to preheated oven at 180°C / (350ºF) about 25 minutes (the time depends on the oven).

    Step 4


    1. When the cake is cooked, remove from oven, unmold onto a plate and let cool completely. Cut the cake in squares, sprinkle with powdered sugar and serve.

Nutrition facts per serving (10 squares):

Calories: 340
 
Total Fat: 14 g(22%)

 
Saturated Fat: 2 g(10%)
 
Cholesterol: 85 mg(28%)
 
Sodium: 190 mg(8%)
 
Total Carbohydrate: 48 g(16%)
 
Protein: 8 g
Share on FacebookPin on PinterestShare on Google+Share on YummlyShare on StumbleUponTweet about this on TwitterEmail this to someonePrint this page

By

Recipe Type: Tags: Ingredients: , , , , , , ,

Recipe Comments

Comments (2)

  1. posted by Elizabeth Talevski on 2015/09/28

    Hello I am looking for a cake that is made with olive oil has lots of spices and nuts ( i think walnuts ) I had it at an engagement party it’s origin is Portugese and i am desperate to find the recipe, Please help!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

      Reply

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *