Lemon cake

  • Servings : 12 slices
  • Prep Time : 20m
  • Cook Time : 30m
  • Ready In : 50m
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Want to drink a tea on a terrace in the sun and it lacks something sweet to accompany? This lemon cake is the solution. It’s easy, very pleasant and fluffy. Try it!

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  • 4 eggs
  • 150 grams (2/3 cup) granulated sugar
  • 175 grams (1 1/4 cups) all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 100 ml (1/2 cup) lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • Zest of one lemon


    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 dust with some flour.

    Step 2

    1. Using an electric mixer on medium speed, beat the eggs, sugar and the lemon zest until a homogeneous mixture. Pour the lemon juice and the honey and mix for 2 to 3 minutes. Reduce the mixer speed to low, add the flour mixed with the baking powder and beat until obtain a homogeneous mixture.

    Step 3

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

    Step 4

    1. When the cake is cooked, remove from the oven and unmold onto a plate. Let cool completely and serve with tea.

Lemon cake | Food From Portugal

Lemon cake

Nutrition facts per serving (12 slices)

Calories: 129

Total Fat: 1.5 g(2%)

Saturated Fat: 0.5 g(3%)

Cholesterol: 55 mg(18%)

Sodium: 23 mg(1%)

Total Carbohydrate: 25.5 g(9%)

Protein: 3.5 g

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  1. posted by benvinda Pina on 2016/09/11

    Thank you for posting this recipe I like Portuguese cakes


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