Fennel cake

2014-05-03
  • Servings : 12 slices
  • Prep Time : 20m
  • Cook Time : 35m
  • Ready In : 55m
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If you like the fennel aroma you have to try this delicious recipe. This fennel cake is an excellent choice to serve at a family breakfast with a hot cup of tea. Bon appetit!!!

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Ingredients

  • 150 grams / (5 1/3 ounces) sugar
  • 5 eggs
  • 150 grams / (5 1/3 ounces) all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 2 tablespoons Port wine
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 tablespoon fennel powder
  • Zest of one lemon

    Directions

    Step 1


    1. Preheat the oven to 180ºC / (350ºF). Grease a bundt cake pan (approximately 24 x 8 centimeters / (9 1/2 x 3 1/4 inches)) 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 fennel powder, the Port wine, the vanilla extract 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 and homogeneous 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. When the cake is cooked, remove from oven and unmold the cake onto a plate. Let cool to room temperature and serve.

Fennel cake | Food From Portugal

Nutrition facts per serving (12 slices):

Calories: 124
 
Total Fat: 2 g(3%)

 
Saturated Fat: 0.5 g(3%)
 
Cholesterol: 68 mg(23%)
 
Sodium: 27 mg(1%)
 
Total Carbohydrate: 22.5 g(8%)
 
Protein: 3.5 g

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