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Vanilla cake with chocolate shapes

  • Vegetarian Diet

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  • Nuts Free Diet

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Vanilla cake with chocolate shapes


For the sponge cake

  • Preheat oven to 160* C (320* F) Fan.
  • In a mixer’s bowl, add the butter at room temperature and granulated sugar.
  • Beat until light and fluffy.
  • Add the vanilla extract and eggs at room temperature.
  • Beat until incorporated and remove mixer’s bowl from stand.
  • In a bowl, add the hot water and cocoa powder. Whisk until the cocoa powder dissolves completely.
  • Add the mixture to the mixer’s bowl and whisk by hand.
  • Add the flour and gently fold with a spatula.
  • Grease a 25x35 cm cake pan with butter and line with parchment paper.
  • Add the batter and bake for 20 minutes.
  • When ready, remove from oven and allow to cool.

For the vanilla cake

  • In a mixer’s bowl, add the butter at room temperature, granulated sugar, vanilla extract and salt.
  • Beat until the mixture is light and fluffy.
  • Add 2 tablespoons of flour and the eggs. Beat until incorporated.
  • Remove mixer’s bowl from stand, add the milk and mix with a spatula.
  • In a separate bowl combine the flour with 1 tablespoon of baking powder and orange zest. Add to mixer’s bowl and gently fold with spatula.

To assemble

  • Preheat oven to 160* C (320* F) Fan.
  • Grease a 30x10 cake pan with butter and spread 3 tablespoons of the batter.
  • Use a cookie cutter to cut the sponge cake into different shapes.
  • Put them together and transfer to cake pan, placing them over the batter from one end to the other.
  • Add the rest of the batter with a spoon and tap the cake pan to make the batter even.
  • Bake for 40-50 minutes.
  • Serve with icing sugar and cocoa powder.
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Nutrition information per portion

Calories (kcal)
31 %


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)
45 %

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)
93 %

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)
27 %


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)
41 %


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)
21 %


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)
13 %


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)
8 %


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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