Ricotta cake

2014-06-06
  • Servings : 12 slices
  • Prep Time : 20m
  • Cook Time : 30m
  • Ready In : 50m
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Have a family snack and want to impress? This ricotta cake is wonderful, smooth and creamy, ideal to serve with coffee or hot tea in a Winter day…

Units: Metric / (Units: US)

Ingredients

  • 5 eggs
  • 150 grams / (5 1/3 ounces) sugar
  • 125 grams / (4 1/2 ounces) all-purpose flour
  • Zest of one lemon
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 250 grams / (8 3/4 ounces) ricotta

    Directions

    Step 1


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

    Step 2


    1. In an electric mixer, beat on medium speed the eggs, sugar and the lemon zest until a homogeneous mixture. Add the ricotta and the honey and mix for 3 to 4 minutes to incorporate. Reduce the mixer speed to low, add the flour mixed with the baking powder and beat until obtain a creamy 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. When the cake is cooked, remove from oven and unmold onto a plate. Let cool to room temperature and serve.

Nutrition facts per serving (12 slices):

Calories: 160
 
Total Fat: 5 g(8%)

 
Saturated Fat: 2.5 g(13%)
 
Cholesterol: 100 mg(33%)
 
Sodium: 90 mg(4%)
 
Total Carbohydrate: 24 g(8%)
 
Protein: 6 g
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