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A collection of popular Portuguese food recipes from mainland Portugal, the Azores and Madeira.


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How to make Portuguese lemon cake (Bolo de limão).
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Preparation time:
15 min
Cooking Time:
40 min
Ready In:
55 min
Level of Difficulty:
Easy
Servings:
8


How to make Portuguese lemon cake (Bolo de limão).

Portuguese Lemon Cake Recipe

Posted in: Cakes / Cheesecakes
Jun 6, 2016
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Ingredients

5 eggs2 tablespoons of butter1 cup of sugar2 cups of flourGrated zest and juice of one lemon1 teaspoon of baking powderIcing:5 tablespoons of powdered sugarJuice from 1 lemon

Directions

  1. Add the softened butter with the sugar and egg yolks and beat until a whitish eggnog.
  2. Add the zest and lemon juice and mix well.
  3. Beat the egg whites very firm and add to the previous mixture alternating with the flour already mixed with the baking powder.
  4. Place in a form greased with butter and dusted with flour.
  5. Bake in preheated oven at 350 Fahrenheit.
  6. Icing
  7. In a bowl add the sugar and the lemon juice needed to begin to dissolve the sugar, but without becoming liquid. It should be the consistent like a soft paste.
  8. When the cake is cold, cover it with the icing and allow it to dry.
Recipe & Photo Credit: Luisa Batalha, viajardemochilaascostas.blogspot.ca *

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