Olive oil and cinnamon cake

  • Servings : 12 slices
  • Prep Time : 20m
  • Cook Time : 35m
  • Ready In : 55m
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This cake with the olive oil and cinnamon aroma is perfect for a snack with a hot tea on a Winter afternoon! Your friends and your family will love it!!!

Olive oil and cinnamon cake | Food From Portugal
Olive oil and cinnamon cake | Food From Portugal

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  • 75 ml (1/3 cup) olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon cinnamon powder
  • Zest of one lemon
  • 3 eggs
  • 50 grams (1/4 cup) softened butter
  • 150 grams (2/3 cup) granulated sugar
  • 175 grams (1 1/4 cups) all-purpose flour
  • 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 some flour.

    Step 2

    1. In an electric mixer, beat on medium speed the sugar, the eggs and the lemon zest until obtain a homogeneous mixture. Add the butter, the olive oil, the cinnamon 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 creamy and homogeneous mixture.

    Step 3

    1. Pour the mixture into the prepared pan
      Olive oil and cinnamon cake | Food From Portugal
      and bake until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean, about 35 to 40 minutes (the time depends on the oven).

    Step 4

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

Olive oil and cinnamon cake

Nutrition facts per serving (12 slices)

Calories: 198

Total Fat: 10.5 g(14%)

Saturated Fat: 3.5 g(17%)

Cholesterol: 50 mg(17%)

Sodium: 40 mg(2%)

Total Carbohydrate: 24.5 g(9%)

Protein: 3 g

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Olive oil and cinnamon cake | Food From Portugal

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