Lemon Verbena cake

  • Servings : 12 slices
  • Prep Time : 20m
  • Cook Time : 35m
  • Ready In : 55m
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Lemon Verbena cake | Food From Portugal

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  • 2 tablespoons lemon Verbena dried leaves
  • 5 eggs
  • 75 grams (1/3 cup) softened butter
  • 175 grams (1 1/4 cups) all-purpose flour
  • 150 grams (2/3 cup) granulated sugar
  • Zest of one lemon
  • Juice of one lemon
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder


    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 flour.

    Step 2

    1. Chop nicely the lemon Verbena leaves.

    Step 3

    1. In an electric mixer, beat on medium speed the eggs, sugar and the lemon zest until obtain a homogeneous mixture. Pour the lemon juice, chopped leaves, butter 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 homogeneous and creamy mixture.

    Step 4

    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 5

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

Lemon Verbena cake

Nutrition facts per serving (12 slices)

Calories: 171

Total Fat: 7 g(11%)

Saturated Fat: 4 g(19%)

Cholesterol: 82 mg(27%)

Sodium: 62 mg(3%)

Total Carbohydrate: 24 g(8%)

Protein: 4 g

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Lemon Verbena cake | Food From Portugal

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