Often, we feel like having a snack or breakfast with a rich piece of cake but, at that time, we do not have. It is then when we tend to think that making a cake is a slow task and that we do not have enough time to do it at that very moment. Well, with this recipe for anise and lemon cake that is over!
At RecetasGratis we share a quick and easy, succulent and delicious. In addition, it allows us to obtain a very fluffy sponge cake in a very short time. Discover with us how to make anise and lemon cake and leave us your comment with the result.
10 diners 45m Snack Very low difficulty Additional features: Cheap cost, Recommended for vegetarians, Ideal to accompany with natural juice Ingredients:
- 250 grams of wheat flour
- 170 grams of sugar
- 150 grams of sunflower oil
- 50 milliliters of milk
- 3 eggs
- 1 lemon (juice and zest)
- 15 grams of baking powder (baking powder)
- 2 tablespoons of aniseed or matalahúva
Steps to follow to make this recipe: 1
Leave all the ingredients ready, so that grate the lemon and squeeze it before starting. It should be noted that for this traditional cake we will use grain anise, as it used to be used for baking, especially in Andalusian areas.
Place the flour, anise and baking powder in a bowl or chemical yeast and mix well. Reserve and preheat the oven to 180 ºC with heat up and down.
On the other hand, it deposits in the glass of the mixer sugar and lemon zest. You can also use a mincer or an electric hand mixer, the important thing is to combine and flavor the sugar with the lemon. So, beat for 2 minutes.
Mix the flavored sugar with the flour. Apart, beat the eggs for about 3 minutes and add the rest of the ingredients in this order: oil, milk and, finally, lemon juice. Try to beat while adding these ingredients so that they emulsify and form a light and creamy mixture. Beat for 2 minutes plus everything together.
Pour the liquid mixture over the dry ingredients and integrate it by making enveloping movements with a spatula. There should be a light and airy dough, since this is what makes the anise and lemon sponge cake fluffy.
Place the dough in a mold of about 22 cm in diameter previously greased with oil or lined with baking paper. Bake the lemon anise cake for 25 minutes, placing the mold halfway up the oven.
Trick: Depending on the type of oven it may take a little longer, so we recommend you check its cooking by pricking the cake with a toothpick.
When it's done, leave it in the oven for about 5 minutes with the door ajar to keep it fluffy. This is a trick to prevent the cake from falling off when removing it from the oven very effective. And ready! You can already enjoy this delicious lemon anise cake recipe with a warm coffee.
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Ideas to decorate the anise and lemon cake
Prepare a lemon frosting to give a more intense point to the cake is an excellent idea, although this cake will leave you pleasantly surprised. Another option is to do a Chocolate Ganache melting a little chocolate with butter. It is delicious and it is a topping that fits perfectly with the flavors of the sponge cake.
The sponge cake is a great alternative that we can consume for breakfast and snacks in any season of the year. Best of all, we can adapt recipes to our nutritional needs, so that we can use wholemeal, gluten-free, brown sugar, etc. We must also point out its caloric intake, since if we use refined flours or sugars, it will be less digestive than some of the whole flours and sugar. This same lemon and anise cake lends itself to this type of modification without altering the quantity of each ingredient.