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This Portuguese honey and walnut cake recipe (receita de bolo de mel e nozes) makes a delicious cake.
Preparation time:
15 min
Cooking Time:
45 min
Ready In:
1 h
Level of Difficulty:

 Portuguese Honey & Walnut Cake Recipe - Portuguese Recipes

Portuguese Honey & Walnut Cake Recipe

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Posted in: Cake Recipes
Mon, Feb 19, 2018
4 out of 5 with 20 ratings
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Cake:1 and 1/2 cups of flour3/4 cup of brown sugar1 cup of margarine2 tablespoons of honey3 eggs1 teaspoon of baking powder1 pinch of salt1 natural yogurt (about 125 grams)1 teaspoon of vanilla extract¾ cup of walnutsTopping:1 tablespoon of honey1/4 cup of water Get Portuguese groceries & stuff Get Portuguese groceries and other stuff at Amazon.com

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  1. Beat the sugar with the margarine until you get a fluffy cream.
  2. Add the eggs, vanilla extract and the honey.
  3. Next, add the flour, salt and baking powder and mix everything well, than add the yogurt.
  4. Finally add the walnuts in small pieces and mix everything very well.
  5. Bake at 170°C or 340°F for about 45 minutes.
  6. When the cake is ready, leave it inside the oven while you prepare the topping.
  7. Boil the honey and water for 5 to 10 minutes and when it starts to thicken, it is ready.
  8. Take the cake out of the oven and pour the topping over the cake while it is still in the form and then let it cool.
Recipe & Photo Credit: pitadasecolheradas.blogspot.pt *


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