Brown sugar, olive oil and cinnamon cake

Slices of brown sugar, olive oil and cinnamon cake on a platter

With winter and cold, hot drinks and a homemade cake are always a good solution for a family snack! Prepare this brown sugar, olive oil and cinnamon cake and serve with a hot cup of coffee! Bon appetit!

Slices of brown sugar, olive oil and cinnamon cake on a platter

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Category: Cakes, Recipes
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Servings:: 12 slices
Prep Time:20 m
Cook Time:35 m
Total Time:55 m
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Units: Metric (Units: US)

Ingredients

  • 150 grams (about 1 cup) dark brown sugar
  • 75 grams (1/3 cup) softened butter
  • 1 3/4 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons cinnamon powder
  • Zest of one orange
  • Zest of one lemon
  • 125 grams (1 cup) all-purpose flour
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 180ºC (350ºF). Grease a loaf tin (25 x 11 centimeters with 7 centimeters high (9 3/4 x 4 1/3-inch with 2 3/4-inch-high)) with margarine and dust with flour.
  2. In an electric mixer, beat on medium speed the brown sugar, butter, lemon zest and the orange zest until a homogeneous mixture. Add the eggs and beat until obtain a creamy mixture. Then, add the olive oil, the cinnamon and mix for 2 to 3 minutes to incorporate. Reduce the mixer speed to low, add the flour mixed with the baking powder and beat until a quite creamy mixture.
  3. Pour the mixture into the prepared tin and bake until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean, about 35 to 40 minutes (the time depends on the oven).
  4. Turn off the oven and unmold the cake. Let cool completely and serve.
Brown sugar, olive oil and cinnamon cake
Nutrition facts
Serves 12 slices
Per Serving:
% DAILY VALUE
Calories 171
Total Fat 8.5 g(13%)
Saturated Fat 4 g(20%)
Cholesterol 68 mg(23%)
Sodium 61 mg(3%)
Total Carbohydrate 21.5 g(7%)
Protein 3 g
 

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