Lemon chocolate cake

  • Servings : 12 slices
  • Prep Time : 20m
  • Cook Time : 35m
  • Ready In : 55m
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Want a sweet and fresh cake for hot days? We have the ideal solution for you, lemon chocolate cake, it’s fresh and quite tasty with the lemon and chocolate fusion. Serve with a fruit juice and get a perfect snack! Try it!!!

Lemon chocolate cake | Food From Portugal
Lemon chocolate cake | Food From Portugal

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  • Juice of one lemon
  • 150 grams (2/3 cup) granulated sugar
  • 125 grams (1 cup) all-purpose flour
  • 75 grams (2 2/3 ounces) dark chocolate
  • 4 eggs
  • Zest of one lemon
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder


    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. Cut with a knife the chocolate in small pieces.

    Step 3

    1. In an electric mixer, beat on medium speed the eggs, the sugar and the lemon zest until obtain a creamy and homogeneous mixture. Add the lemon juice and mix for 1 to 2 minutes to incorporate. Reduce the mixer speed to low, add the flour mixed with the baking powder and beat until a creamy mixture. Finally, fold with a spatula the chocolate pieces.
      Lemon chocolate cake | Food From Portugal
      Lemon chocolate cake | Food From Portugal

    Step 4

    1. Pour the mixture into the prepared tin and bake until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean, about 35 to 40 minutes (the time depends on the oven).

    Step 5

    1. Turn off the oven and unmold the cake.
      Lemon chocolate cake | Food From Portugal
      Let cool completely, garnish with lemon slices and chocolate and serve.

Lemon chocolate cake

Nutrition facts per serving (12 slices)

Calories: 141

Total Fat: 3.5 g(4%)

Saturated Fat: 2 g(9%)

Cholesterol: 56 mg(20%)

Sodium: 27 mg(1%)

Total Carbohydrate: 24.5 g(8%)

Protein: 3.5 g

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Lemon chocolate cake | Food From Portugal

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