Fennel honey cake

2014-02-17
  • Servings : 12 slices
  • Prep Time : 20m
  • Cook Time : 35m
  • Ready In : 55m
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This fennel honey cake is ideal to serve with tea on a cold winter night! It’s simple, quite pleasant and has a mix of flavors that it’s worth a try!

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Ingredients

  • 1/2 tablespoon fennel powder
  • 50 ml / (3 1/3 tablespoons) olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 4 eggs
  • 125 grams / (4 1/2 ounces) sugar
  • Zest of one lemon
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 150 grams / (5 1/3 ounces) all-purpose flour

    Directions

    Step 1


    1. Preheat the oven to 180ºC / (350ºF). Grease a loaf tin (25 x 11 centimeters / (9 3/4 x 4 1/3 inches)) with margarine and dust with some flour.

    Step 2


    1. In an electric mixer, beat on medium speed the eggs together with the sugar and the lemon zest until obtain a creamy and homogeneous mixture. Add the olive oil, honey, fennel and mix for 3 to 4 minutes to incorporate. Reduce the mixer speed to low, add the flour mixed with the baking powder and beat until a homogeneous mixture.

    Step 3


    1. Pour the mixture into the prepared tinFennel honey 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).Fennel honey cake | Food From Portugal

    Step 4


    1. Remove the cake from the oven and unmold onto a plate. Let cool and serve.

Fennel honey cake | Food From Portugal

Nutrition facts per serving (12 slices):

Calories: 151
 
Total Fat: 5.5 g(7%)

 
Saturated Fat: 1 g(5%)
 
Cholesterol: 55 mg(18%)
 
Sodium: 22 mg(1%)
 
Total Carbohydrate: 23.5 g(8%)
 
Protein: 3 g

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