Olive oil and cinnamon cake

  • Servings : 14 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!!!

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  • 75 ml (1/3 cup) olive oil
  • 1/2 tablespoon cinnamon powder
  • Zest of one lemon
  • 6 eggs
  • 100 grams (1/2 cup) softened margarine
  • 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 (25 x 10 centimeters (9 3/4-inch diameter with 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 margarine, 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 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, sprinkle with cinnamon powder and serve.

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Olive oil and cinnamon cake

Nutrition facts per serving (14 slices)

Calories: 208

Total Fat: 13 g(20%)

Saturated Fat: 2.5 g(11%)

Cholesterol: 70 mg(23%)

Sodium: 94 mg(4%)

Total Carbohydrate: 21 g(7%)

Protein: 3.5 g

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