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Lemon cake with strawberries

  • Vegetarian Diet

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Lemon cake with strawberries


  • Preheat oven to 160* C (320* F) Fan.
  • Brush a 23-25 cm round cake pan with butter and line the bottom with parchment paper.
  • Beat the butter and sugar in a mixer with the whisk attachment until light and fluffy. Add the eggs, one at a time, waiting for each addition to be completely combined before adding the next.
  • When the eggs have been completely combined, add the polenta, ground almonds and baking powder. Mix.
  • Add the lemon zest and lemon juice and mix for another 1 minute.
  • Transfer mixture to cake pan. Smooth surface with the back of a wet spoon.
  • Bake for 50 minutes or until you insert a knife into the cake and it comes out clean and dry.
  • Remove from oven and place on a wire rack to cool.
  • While the cake is baking, prepare the strawberries. Simply put the jam into a pan and heat for 2 minutes. Add the strawberries and cook for another 2 minutes over high heat.
  • Remove from heat and transfer mixture to a bowl.
  • Arrange the strawberry mixture nicely over the top of the cake and serve.



You can simply combine the lemon juice with the caster sugar and glaze the cake instead of adding strawberries…

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Nutrition information per portion

Calories (kcal)
28 %


Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.

Total Fat (g)
53 %

Fatty Acids

Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.

Saturated Fat (g)
75 %

Saturated Fats

Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.

Total Carbs (g)
17 %


The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.

Sugars (g)
46 %


Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.

Protein (g)
18 %


It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.

Fibre (g)
17 %


They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.

Sodium (g)
4 %


A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily

*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.

*To calculate nutritional table data, we use software by Nutritics logo

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