Fennel honey cake

2014-02-17
  • Servings : 12 slices
  • Prep Time : 20m
  • Cook Time : 35m
  • Ready In : 55m

 
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!

Units: Metric (Units: US)

Ingredients

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

    Directions

    Step 1


    1. Preheat the oven to 180ºC (350ºF). Grease a loaf tin (25 x 11 centimeters with 7 centimeters high (9 3/4 x 4 1/3-inch with 2 3/4-inch-high)) 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

Fennel honey cake

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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