Nuts cake with cinnamon and honey

Nuts cake with cinnamon and honey on a plate

A delicious cake with a great mix of flavors, confectioned with honey, crushed nuts, lemon zest, cinnamon, sugar and olive oil, cut into squares, garnished with powdered sugar.

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Category: Cakes, Recipes
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Servings:: 10 squares
Prep Time:20 m
Cook Time:25 m
Total Time:45 m
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Units: Metric (Units: US)

Ingredients

  • 150 grams (5 1/3 ounces) nuts
  • 4 eggs
  • 150 grams (2/3 cup) granulated sugar
  • 50 ml (1/4 cup) olive oil
  • 100 ml (1/2 cup) honey
  • Zest of one lemon
  • 200 grams (1 1/2 cups) all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon powder
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • Powdered sugar for garnish

Directions

  1. Peel and grind the nuts in a blender. Set aside.
  2. With an electric mixer beat the eggs along with the sugar and the lemon zest until obtain a creamy texture. Then, add the olive oil, honey, cinnamon and the crushed walnuts, without stop beating. Finally, add the flour mixed with the baking powder.
  3. Grease a rectangular cake tin (27 x 10 centimeters with 7 centimeters high (10 2/3 x 4-inch with 2 3/4-inch-high)) with margarine and sprinkle with flour. Pour the previous mixture inside the cake tin and bring to preheated oven at 180°C (350ºF) about 25 minutes (the time depends on the oven).
  4. When the cake is cooked, remove from oven, unmold onto a plate and let cool completely. Cut the cake in squares, sprinkle with powdered sugar and serve.
Nuts cake with cinnamon and honey
Nutrition facts
Serves 10 squares
Per Serving:
% DAILY VALUE
Calories 340
Total Fat 14 g(22%)
Saturated Fat 2 g(10%)
Cholesterol 85 mg(28%)
Sodium 190 mg(8%)
Total Carbohydrate 48 g(16%)
Protein 8 g
 

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