Cinnamon and milk cake

  • Servings : 14 slices
  • Prep Time : 20m
  • Cook Time : 35m
  • Ready In : 55m
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Homemade cake confectioned with a delicious blend of cinnamon and milk that can be served with tea or coffee.

Cinnamon and milk cake | Food From Portugal

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  • 200 grams (about 1 cup) granulated sugar
  • 225 grams (1 2/3 cups) all-purpose flour
  • 100 ml (1/2 cup) milk
  • 50 ml (1/4 cup) olive oil
  • 4 eggs
  • 2 tablespoons Port wine
  • Zest of one lemon
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder


    Step 1

    1. Preheat the oven to 180ºC (350ºF). Grease a bundt cake pan (26 x 7 centimeters (10 1/4-inch diameter with x 2 3/4-inch-high sides)) with margarine and sprinkle with flour.

    Step 2

    1. In an electric mixer, beat on medium speed the sugar, the eggs and the lemon zest until obtain a creamy texture. Then, add the milk, olive oil, cinnamon and the Port wine and beat for 3 to 4 minutes until well incorporated. Reduce the mixer speed to low, add the flour mixed with the baking powder and beat until a homogeneous and 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 35 minutes (the time depends on the oven).

    Step 4

    1. Remove the cake from the oven and unmold. Let cool completely and serve with tea or coffee.

Cinnamon and milk cake

Nutrition facts per serving (14 slices)

Calories: 170

Total Fat: 5 g(8%)

Saturated Fat: 1 g(5%)

Cholesterol: 60 mg(20%)

Sodium: 65 mg(3%)

Total Carbohydrate: 28 g(9%)

Protein: 4 g

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Cinnamon and milk cake | Food From Portugal

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