Portuguese Honey Sponge Cake Recipe

Portuguese Honey Sponge Cake Recipe
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Portuguese honey sponge cake is definitely one of my family’s favorite Portuguese desserts. Easy and quick to prepare this honey Portuguese honey sponge cake recipe is made with just 5 simple ingredients.

If you love light airy spongy cakes, then this Portuguese honey sponge cake is a must make this weekend making it the perfect light dessert after a meal or simply as a snack.

This honey sponge cake is made without baking powder, without butter, without oil, without milk, that’s right just 5 ingredients, flour, sugar, eggs, honey, and a pinch of salt making it one of the easiest cakes to prepare.

Ready to make this Portuguese honey sponge cake recipe? Let’s do it!

Ingredients For Portuguese Honey Sponge Cake

  • 100 grams of all-purpose flour ( 3/4 cups), sifted
  • 100 grams of sugar (1/2 cup)
  • 85 grams honey (4 tablespoons or 1/4 cup)
  • 100 grams (4 large eggs), room temperature
  • pinch of salt

How To Make Portuguese Honey Sponge Cake?

  1. Preheat the oven to 175°C (350°F) and grease a cake bundt pan then lightly flour.
  2. Add the eggs, honey, salt, and sugar into a bowl and beat on high until the mixture is light and fluffy about 8-10 minutes.
  3. Combine the flour with the egg mixture in three separate portions folding it carefully in a circular motion from the top and working it through the bottom using a spatula.
  4. Transfer the mixture to the bundt cake pan and bake for 30 minutes or until the internal temperature of the cake reaches above 96°C (205°F). You can also check if the sponge is baked by inserting a toothpick into the center, if it comes out clean, the cake is baked.
  5. Once the sponge cake is baked remove it from the oven and allow it to cool for about 5 minutes before removing it from the cake pan.
  6. Serve once the cake is completely cooled.
  7. Enjoy!
Portuguese honey sponge cake

Portuguese Honey Sponge Cake

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This delicious Portuguese honey sponge cake is easy to make and only about 45 minutes. No oil, No butter, no baking powder, just a few ingredients and you will make the fluffiest honey sponge cake.
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 45 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine Brazilian, Portuguese
Servings 8 slices
Calories 150 kcal

Equipment

  • 1 Handmixer
  • 2 Bowls
  • 1 Spatula
  • 1 Cake Bundt Pan

Ingredients
  

  • 100 grams of all-purpose flour 3/4 cups, sifted
  • 100 grams of sugar 1/2 cup
  • 85 grams honey 4 tablespoons or 1/4 cup
  • 100 grams 4 large eggs, room temperature
  • pinch of salt

Instructions
 

  • Preheat the oven to 175°C (350°F) and grease a cake bundt pan then lightly flour.
  • Add the eggs, honey, salt, and sugar into a bowl and beat on high until the mixture is light and fluffy about 8-10 minutes.
  • Combine the flour with the egg mixture in three separate portions folding it carefully in a circular motion from the top and working it through the bottom using a spatula.
  • Transfer the mixture to the bundt cake pan and bake for 30 minutes or until the internal temperature of the cake reaches above 96°C (205°F). You can also check if the sponge is baked by inserting a toothpick into the center, if it comes out clean, the cake is baked.
  • Once the sponge cake is baked remove it from the oven and allow it to cool for about 5 minutes before removing it from the cake pan.
  • Serve once the cake is completely cooled.
  • Enjoy!
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