Fennel cake

Fennel cake on a plate

If you like the fennel aroma you have to try this delicious recipe. This fennel cake is an excellent choice to serve at a family breakfast with a hot cup of tea. Bon appetit!!!

Fennel cake slice on a plate

MAIN INGREDIENTS OF THIS RECIPE:

- Fennel, Port wine, granulated sugar, all-purpose flour, eggs

HOW TO MAKE FENNEL CAKE:

Beat for about 1 to 2 minutes the sugar, softened butter, lemon zest and the vanilla extract. Add the eggs, fennel, Port wine and beat until a creamy mixture. Add the flour and the baking powder and beat until obtain a quite creamy dough.Fennel cake dough on a large glass bowlFennel cake dough on a large glass bowl Pour the dough into the prepared panFennel cake dough on a bundt cake pan and bake for 25 to 30 minutes.Fennel cake on a bundt cake pan When the cake is cooked, remove from oven and unmold the cake onto a plate.Fennel cake on a plate Let cool to room temperature, garnish with powdered sugar and serve.

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Servings:: 12 slices
Prep Time: 20 m
Cook Time: 25 m
Total Time: 45 m
Ingredients: butter, eggs, fennel powder, flour, lemon, Port wine, sugar, vanilla extract
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Ingredients

  • 150 grams (2/3 cup) granulated sugar
  • 4 medium eggs
  • 175 grams (1 1/4 cups) all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons Port wine
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 tablespoon fennel seeds
  • 125 grams (1/2 cup) softened unsalted butter
  • Zest of one lemon
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • Powdered sugar for garnish

Directions

  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 or butter and dust with flour.
  2. In an electric mixer, beat on medium speed for about 1 to 2 minutes the sugar, softened butter, lemon zest and the vanilla extract. Add the eggs, fennel, Port wine and beat until a creamy mixture. Add the flour and the baking powder and beat until obtain a quite creamy dough.
  3. Pour the dough into the prepared pan and bake until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean, about 25 to 30 minutes (the time depends on the oven).
  4. When the cake is cooked, remove from oven and unmold the cake onto a plate. Let cool to room temperature, garnish with powdered sugar and serve.
Fennel cake
Nutrition facts
Serves 12 slices
Per Serving:
% DAILY VALUE
Calories 201
Total Fat 10 g(13%)
Saturated Fat 6 g(29%)
Cholesterol 77 mg(26%)
Sodium 82 mg(4%)
Total Carbohydrate 24.5 g(9%)
Protein 3.5 g
 

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