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Honey cake is traditionally served on the first night of Rosh Hashanah to symbolize the sweetness of the year to come.
cooking spray1 spray(s)
reduced-calorie margarine¼ cup(s), soft-variety
all-purpose flour2 ¼ cup(s)
baking powder1 tsp
baking soda½ tsp
ground cinnamon1 tsp
table salt¼ tsp
black coffee¼ cup(s), strong
chopped walnuts½ cup(s), about 2 1/4 oz
orange zest2 Tbsp
- Preheat oven to 325°F. Coat an 8-inch round baking pan with cooking spray and then line with wax paper.
- In a large bowl, combine honey, sugar, eggs and margarine; mix well.
- In another large bowl, combine flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon and salt. Stir half of flour mixture into honey mixture and then stir in coffee; mix well. Add honey mixture back to remaining flour mixture and stir in walnuts and orange zest; mix well.
- Spoon batter into prepared pan. Bake until a knife inserted into center of cake comes out clean, about 30 minutes. Cool on a wire rack before slicing into 12 pieces.