Lemon Verbena cake

Lemon verbena cake on a plate

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Lemon verbena cake slice on a plate

Category: Cakes, Recipes
Servings:: 12 slices
Prep Time:20 m
Cook Time:35 m
Total Time:55 m
Ingredients: butter, eggs, flour, lemon, sugar
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Units: Metric (Units: US)


  • 2 tablespoons lemon Verbena dried leaves
  • 5 eggs
  • 75 grams (1/3 cup) softened butter
  • 175 grams (1 1/4 cups) all-purpose flour
  • 150 grams (2/3 cup) granulated sugar
  • Zest of one lemon
  • Juice of one lemon
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder


  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.
  2. Chop nicely the lemon Verbena leaves.
  3. In an electric mixer, beat on medium speed the eggs, sugar and the lemon zest until obtain a homogeneous mixture. Pour the lemon juice, chopped leaves, butter 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 homogeneous and creamy mixture.
  4. 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).
  5. Remove the cake from the oven and unmold onto a plate. Let cool completely and serve.
Lemon Verbena cake
Nutrition facts
Serves 12 slices
Per Serving:
Calories 171
Total Fat 7 g(11%)
Saturated Fat 4 g(19%)
Cholesterol 82 mg(27%)
Sodium 62 mg(3%)
Total Carbohydrate 24 g(8%)
Protein 4 g

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