Brown sugar, olive oil and cinnamon cake

  • Servings : 12 slices
  • Prep Time : 20m
  • Cook Time : 35m
  • Ready In : 55m
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With winter and cold, hot drinks and a homemade cake are always a good solution for a family snack! Prepare this brown sugar, olive oil and cinnamon cake and serve with a hot cup of coffee! Bon appetit!

Brown sugar, olive oil and cinnamon cake | Food From Portugal

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  • 150 grams (about 1 cup) dark brown sugar
  • 75 grams (1/3 cup) softened butter
  • 1 3/4 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons cinnamon powder
  • Zest of one orange
  • Zest of one lemon
  • 125 grams (1 cup) all-purpose flour
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder


    Step 1

    1. Preheat the oven to 180ºC (350ºF). Grease a loaf tin (25 x 11 centimeters with 7 centimeters high (9 3/4 x 4 1/3-inch with 2 3/4-inch-high)) with margarine and dust with flour.

    Step 2

    1. In an electric mixer, beat on medium speed the brown sugar, butter, lemon zest and the orange zest until a homogeneous mixture. Add the eggs and beat until obtain a creamy mixture. Then, add the olive oil, the cinnamon and mix for 2 to 3 minutes to incorporate. Reduce the mixer speed to low, add the flour mixed with the baking powder and beat until a quite creamy mixture.

    Step 3

    1. Pour the mixture into the prepared tin and bake until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean, about 35 to 40 minutes (the time depends on the oven).

    Step 4

    1. Turn off the oven and unmold the cake. Let cool completely and serve.

Brown sugar, olive oil and cinnamon cake

Nutrition facts per serving (12 slices)

Calories: 171

Total Fat: 8.5 g(13%)

Saturated Fat: 4 g(20%)

Cholesterol: 68 mg(23%)

Sodium: 61 mg(3%)

Total Carbohydrate: 21.5 g(7%)

Protein: 3 g

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Brown sugar, olive oil and cinnamon cake | Food From Portugal

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