Water cake

Do you like tasty, light and soft cakes? Want to make a quick and simple snack? Make this delicious water cake. It's a cake with few ingredients, economical and with excellent presentation! Serve with a hot cup of tea!

Water cake on a plate

Water cake

Water cake on a plate

Do you like tasty, light and soft cakes? Want to make a quick and simple snack? Make this delicious water cake. It's a cake with few ingredients, economical and with excellent presentation! Serve with a hot cup of tea!

(8 votes, 4.00 out of 5)


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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
Ingredients: eggs, flour, lemon, sugar, water

Ingredients

  • 4 eggs
  • 175 grams (1 1/4 cups) all-purpose flour
  • 125 grams (1/2 cup) granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 100 ml (1/2 cup) water
  • Zest of one lemon

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 and dust with flour.
  2. Separate the yolks from the whites. Beat the egg whites until stiff peaks form and store in the fridge.
  3. In an electric mixer, beat on medium speed the egg yolks, sugar and the lemon zest until a creamy mixture. Pour the water and mix for 1 to 2 minutes to incorporate. Reduce the mixer speed to low, add the flour mixed with the baking powder and beat until obtain a homogeneous and creamy mixture. Finally, fold gently with a spatula the whipped egg whites.
  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. When the cake is cooked, remove from oven and unmold onto a plate. Let cool to room temperature and serve.
Water cake
Nutrition facts
Serves 12 slices
Per Serving:
% DAILY VALUE
Calories 114
Total Fat 1.5 g(2%)
Saturated Fat 0.5 g(2%)
Cholesterol 55 mg(18%)
Sodium 21 mg(1%)
Total Carbohydrate 22 g(8%)
Protein 3.5 g
 

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