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Portuguese Honey and Tea Cake Recipe
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Portuguese Honey and Tea Cake Recipe

Portuguese Honey and Tea Cake Recipe

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4 eggs1 cup of sugar3 tablespoons of honey, well filled (2 for the cake and 1 for the end)1 cup of hot tea of your choice2 cups of flour1 teaspoon of baking powder

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  1. Separate the egg yolks from the whites, whisk the egg whites until stiff and set aside.
  2. Beat the egg yolks with the sugar,  add the honey and beat again.
  3. Add the tea while beating, as well as the flour and baking powder.
  4. Gently add the egg whites to this preparation and mix well without beating.
  5. In a cake pan greased with butter and sprinkled with flour, pour the preparation into it  and pour a tablespoon of honey over the top of the cake and spread evenly.
  6. Bake in a preheat oven to 200°C or 390°F for about 35 minutes.
Recipe & Photo Credit: Lia J Silvasaborintenso.com *


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