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The light and zesty Portuguese avocado and lemon cake with lemon flavored icing is delicious.
Preparation time:
15 min
Cooking Time:
30 min
Ready In:
45 min
Level of Difficulty:

The light and zesty Portuguese avocado and lemon cake with lemon flavored icing is delicious.

Portuguese Avocado & Lemon Cake Recipe

Posted in: Cakes / Cheesecakes
Oct 8, 2017
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1 avocado2 cups of flour2 and 1/4 cups of sugar4 eggs1/2 cup of oil1/2 cup of tropical fruit juiceZest of 1 lemon2 teaspoons of baking powderFor the icing:1 cup of powdered sugar3 tablespoons of milk1 tablespoon of lemon juice
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  • Directions

    1. Peel the avocado and cut it into pieces.
    2. Put in a blender the sugar, egg yolks, avocado, oil, juice and lemon zest.
    3. Mix everything very well.
    4. Sift the flour with the baking powder, add to the mix and stir well.
    5. Beat the egg whites, once they are firm add to the mix and stir gently (don't beat).
    6. Pour the dough into a greased and floured form and bake at 180 °C or 350 °F on a preheated oven for about 30 minutes.
    7. For the icing, mix the sugar with the milk and the lemon juice.
    8. Mix very well and place it in the refrigerator to thicken.
    9. Pour the icing over the cake once the cake is cold and unmolded.
    Recipe Credit: Ricardo Tiago, saborintenso.com *
    Photo Credit: traceysculinaryadventures.com

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