Butter cake

  • Servings : 12 slices
  • Prep Time : 20m
  • Cook Time : 35m
  • Ready In : 55m
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Do you want to prepare a simple cake but at the same time quite tasty and with excellent presentation? This butter cake is perfect for you! It’s ideal to serve at a party or snack among friends!! Bon appetit!!!

Butter cake | Food From Portugal
Butter cake | Food From Portugal

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  • 4 eggs
  • 200 grams ( about 1 cup) butter to room temperature
  • Zest of one lemon
  • 125 grams (1/2 cup) granulated sugar
  • 150 grams (1 cup) all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder


    Step 1

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

    Step 2

    1. In an electric mixer, beat on medium speed the eggs, the sugar and the lemon zest until obtain a homogeneous mixture. Add the 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 creamy mixture.

    Step 3

    1. Pour the dough 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).
      Butter cake | Food From Portugal

    Step 4

    1. Turn off the oven and unmold the cake onto a plate. Let cool to room temperature and serve.

Butter cake

Nutrition facts per serving (12 slices)

Calories: 225

Total Fat: 15 g(19%)

Saturated Fat: 9 g(45%)

Cholesterol: 90 mg(30%)

Sodium: 117 mg(5%)

Total Carbohydrate: 20.5 g(7%)

Protein: 3.5 g

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Butter cake | Food From Portugal

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