Nuts cake with cinnamon and honey

  • Servings : 10 squares
  • Prep Time : 20m
  • Cook Time : 25m
  • Ready In : 45m
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A delicious cake with a great mix of flavors, confectioned with honey, crushed nuts, lemon zest, cinnamon, sugar and olive oil, cut into squares, garnished with powdered sugar.

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  • 150 grams (5 1/3 ounces) nuts
  • 4 eggs
  • 150 grams (2/3 cup) granulated sugar
  • 50 ml (1/4 cup) olive oil
  • 100 ml (1/2 cup) honey
  • Zest of one lemon
  • 200 grams (1 1/2 cups) all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon powder
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • Powdered sugar for garnish


    Step 1

    1. Peel and grind the nuts in a blender. Set aside.

    Step 2

    1. With an electric mixer beat the eggs along with the sugar and the lemon zest until obtain a creamy texture. Then, add the olive oil, honey, cinnamon and the crushed walnuts, without stop beating. Finally, add the flour mixed with the baking powder.

    Step 3

    1. Grease a rectangular cake tin (27 x 10 centimeters with 7 centimeters high (10 2/3 x 4-inch with 2 3/4-inch-high)) with margarine and sprinkle with flour. Pour the previous mixture inside the cake tin and bring to preheated oven at 180°C (350ºF) about 25 minutes (the time depends on the oven).

    Step 4

    1. When the cake is cooked, remove from oven, unmold onto a plate and let cool completely. Cut the cake in squares, sprinkle with powdered sugar and serve.

Nuts cake with cinnamon and honey

Nutrition facts per serving (10 squares)

Calories: 340

Total Fat: 14 g(22%)

Saturated Fat: 2 g(10%)

Cholesterol: 85 mg(28%)

Sodium: 190 mg(8%)

Total Carbohydrate: 48 g(16%)

Protein: 8 g

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  1. posted by Elizabeth Talevski on 2015/09/28

    Hello I am looking for a cake that is made with olive oil has lots of spices and nuts ( i think walnuts ) I had it at an engagement party it’s origin is Portugese and i am desperate to find the recipe, Please help!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


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