Water cake

2012-11-06
  • Servings : 12 slices
  • Prep Time : 20m
  • Cook Time : 35m
  • Ready In : 55m

 
Do you like tasty cakes but light and fluffy? We present this delicious water cake recipe, it’s easy to prepare, economic and has excellent presentation! Serve with orange juice…

Units: Metric (Units: US)

Ingredients

  • 4 eggs
  • 175 grams (1 1/4 cups) all-purpose flour
  • 125 grams (1/2 cup) granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 100 ml (1/2 cup) water
  • Zest of one lemon

    Directions

    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. Separate the yolks from the whites. Beat the egg whites until stiff peaks form and store in the fridge.

    Step 3


    1. In an electric mixer, beat on medium speed the egg yolks, sugar and the lemon zest until a creamy mixture. Pour the water 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 obtain a homogeneous and creamy mixture. Finally, fold gently with a spatula the whipped egg whites.

    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).Water cake | Food From Portugal

    Step 5


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

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Water cake

Nutrition facts per serving (12 slices)

Calories: 114


Total Fat: 1.5 g(2%)

Saturated Fat: 0.5 g(2%)

Cholesterol: 55 mg(18%)

Sodium: 21 mg(1%)

Total Carbohydrate: 22 g(8%)

Protein: 3.5 g

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