Butter milk cake

  • Servings : 12 slices
  • Prep Time : 15m
  • Cook Time : 35m
  • Ready In : 50m
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A simple cake but delicious at the same time. Taste the butter milk cake and serve with tea. Ideal for a winter afternoon.

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

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  • 100 grams (1/2 cup) softened butter
  • 100 grams (1/2 cup) granulated sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 175 grams (1 1/4 cups) all-purpose flour
  • Zest of one lemon
  • 75 ml (1/3 cup) milk
  • 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 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. Then, pour the milk, the butter and mix for 2 to 3 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 mixture into the prepared pan
      Butter milk cake | Food From Portugal
      and bake until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean, about 35 minutes (the time depends on the oven).

    Step 4

    1. Remove the cake from the oven, unmold, allow to cool to room temperature and serve.

Butter milk cake

Nutrition facts per serving (12 slices)

Calories: 150

Total Fat: 9 g(14%)

Saturated Fat: 5 g(25%)

Cholesterol: 90 mg(30%)

Sodium: 120 mg(5%)

Total Carbohydrate: 14 g(5%)

Protein: 4 g

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Butter milk cake | Food From Portugal

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