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Orange-Honey Cake

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SmartPoints® value per serving
Total Time
45 min
Prep
15 min
Cook
30 min
Serves
12
Difficulty
Moderate
Honey cake is traditionally served on the first night of Rosh Hashanah to symbolise the sweetness of the year to come.

Ingredients

Honey

cup(s)

Sugar

cup(s)

Egg(s)

2 large

Reduced-calorie margarine

¼ cup(s), soft

All-purpose flour

2¼ cup(s)

Baking powder

1 tsp

Baking soda

½ tsp

Ground cinnamon

1 tsp

Table salt

¼ tsp

Black coffee

¼ cup(s), strong

Chopped walnuts

½ Tbsp

Orange zest

2 Tbsp

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 325°F (165°C).
  2. Spray an 8-inch (20 cm) round baking pan with cooking spray. Line with wax paper.
  3. In large bowl, combine honey, sugar, eggs and margarine and mix well.
  4. In small bowl, combine flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon and salt. Stir half of flour mixture into honey mixture, then add coffee; stir well. Stir in walnuts and orange zest.
  5. Bake in oven 30 minutes or until a knife inserted into centre of cake comes out clean. Cool on wire rack.