Egg white cake

  • Servings : 12 slices
  • Prep Time : 20m
  • Cook Time : 35m
  • Ready In : 55m
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Have invited your friends for a snack and do not know what to do? This egg white cake is the solution, simple and great to serve with coffee!

Egg white cake | Food From Portugal

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  • 5 egg whites
  • 100 grams (1/2 cup) softened margarine
  • 150 grams (2/3 cup) granulated sugar
  • 175 grams (1 1/4 cups) all-purpose flour
  • 100 ml (1/2 cup) milk
  • 1 tablespoon liquid caramel
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • Zest of one lemon
  • Some drops of lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil


    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 sprinkle with flour.

    Step 2

    1. Beat the egg whites until stiff peaks form and store in the fridge.

    Step 3

    1. In an electric mixer, beat on medium speed the softened margarine, sugar and the lemon zest until obtain a very creamy mixture. Pour the milk, olive oil, and the liquid caramel 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 homogeneous and creamy mixture. After everything well beaten, fold gently with a spatula the whipped egg whites with some lemon drops.

    Step 4

    1. Pour the mixture into the prepared pan and bake until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean, about 30 to 35 minutes (the time depends on the oven).

    Step 5

    1. Remove the cake from the oven and unmold onto a plate. Let cool completely and serve with a nice hot coffee.

Egg white cake

Nutrition facts per serving (12 slices)

Calories: 190

Total Fat: 8 g(12%)

Saturated Fat: 1.5 g(8%)

Cholesterol: 0 mg(0%)

Sodium: 135 mg(6%)

Total Carbohydrate: 27 g(9%)

Protein: 4 g

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Egg white cake | Food From Portugal

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