Fennel honey cake

Fennel honey cake on a platter

This fennel honey cake is ideal to serve with tea on a cold winter night! It’s simple, quite pleasant and has a mix of flavors that it’s worth a try!

Fennel honey cake slices on a plate

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


  • 1/2 tablespoon fennel powder
  • 50 ml (1/4 cup) olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 4 eggs
  • 125 grams (1/2 cup) granulated sugar
  • Zest of one lemon
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 150 grams (1 cup) all-purpose flour


  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 some flour.
  2. In an electric mixer, beat on medium speed the eggs together with the sugar and the lemon zest until obtain a creamy and homogeneous mixture. Add the olive oil, honey, fennel and mix for 3 to 4 minutes to incorporate. Reduce the mixer speed to low, add the flour mixed with the baking powder and beat until a homogeneous mixture.
  3. Pour the mixture into the prepared tinFennel honey cake dough on a loaf tin and bake until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean, about 35 minutes (the time depends on the oven).Fennel honey cake on a loaf tin
  4. Remove the cake from the oven and unmold onto a plate. Let cool and serve.
Fennel honey cake
Nutrition facts
Serves 12 slices
Per Serving:
Calories 151
Total Fat 5.5 g(7%)
Saturated Fat 1 g(5%)
Cholesterol 55 mg(18%)
Sodium 22 mg(1%)
Total Carbohydrate 23.5 g(8%)
Protein 3 g

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