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Honey Cake

  • Vegetarian Diet

    Diet based on cereals, pulses, nuts, seeds, vegetables, fruits and other animal foods such as honey and eggs. Excludes meat, fish, mollusks.

  • Nuts Free Diet

    It is usually followed when someone is allergic to nuts.


For the cake

  • Preheat oven over 160ο C (320* F) Set to Fan.
  • In a bowl, add the water, sunflower oil, eggs, honey, salt, cinnamon, ginger. Whisk until the honey dissolves and the mixture is homogenized.
  • Add the sugar. Whisk until the sugar dissolves.
  • Add the flour and mix until the mixture homogenizes. The mixture will be runny but that is the texture you want.
  • Butter a 30x10 cake pan and dust with flour. Pour the mixture in.
  • Bake for 1 ½ hour on a high rack. Remove from oven and allow to cool.

For the honey sauce

  • In a pot, add the honey and heat over medium heat.
  • Add the orange zest, cinnamon, ginger, orange juice and mix with a spoon until heated.
  • Remove from heat and transfer to a bowl.

For the frosting

  • In a bowl, add the butter, cream cheese and whisk until homogenized.
  • Add the brown sugar and whisk until it dissolves.
  • Add the honey and whisk.

To assemble

  • Using a spoon, spread half the frosting over the surface of the cake.
  • Cut with a serrated knife and serve along with a spoonful of the frosting, the nuts, thyme and some of the honey sauce.
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Nutrition information per portion

Calories (kcal)
29 %


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)
40 %

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)
55 %

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)
29 %


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)
64 %


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)
11 %


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)
6 %


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)
7 %


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.

*The nutritional chart and the symbols refer to the basic recipe and not to the serving suggestions.

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

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