Cake with lemon, rosewater and pistachios

Vegetarian
Health score
3%
Cake with lemon, rosewater and pistachios
45 min.
12
325kcal
100%sweetness
28.47%saltiness
61.9%sourness
27.41%bitterness
16.77%savoriness
97.91%fattiness
0%spiciness

Ingredients

  • 225 flour 
  • 2.5 tsp double-acting baking powder 
  • 0.5 tsp salt 
  • 75 almond flour 
  • 80 sugar 
  •  eggs 
  • 50 runny honey 
  • 250 ml yogurt 
  • 150 ml unrefined sunflower oil 
  •  lemon zest finely grated
  • 50 pistachios unsalted roughly chopped
  • 150 ml water 
  • 100 sugar 
  •  juice of lemon 
  • tbs rosewater 

Equipment

  • bowl
  • sauce pan
  • oven
  • whisk
  • toothpicks
  • cake form
  • skewers

Directions

  1. Sift the flour, baking powder and salt into a large bowl.
  2. Add the ground almonds and caster sugar and mix.
  3. Mix the eggs, honey, yoghurt, sunflower oil and lemon zest together well in another bowl.
  4. Make a well in the center of the dry ingredients and slowly pour in the wet ingredients, bringing them together with a whisk until they are just combined.
  5. Add some chopped pistachios to the mixture.
  6. Pour the mixture into the 22cm springform cake tin lined with greaseproof paper and bake in the oven at 180C for 50 minutes or until a skewer inserted into the middle comes out clean. Allow to cool in the tin for about 20 minutes.
  7. Meanwhile, make the syrup. In a small saucepan, boil the water and sugar for about 5 minutes until it is reduced by half.
  8. Add the lemon juice and boil for a further 2 minutes, then cool and add the rosewater.
  9. Make holes on top of the warm cake with a toothpick and spoon the syrup all over the top. Scatter the pistachios over and leave to cool for 1 hour.
  10. Decorate with rose petals before serving.

Nutrition Facts

Calories325kcal
Protein7%
Fat48.95%
Carbs44.05%

Properties

Glycemic Index
31.54
Glycemic Load
23.05
Inflammation Score
-2
Nutrition Score
6.9713043478261%

Flavonoids

Eriodictyol
0.12mg
Hesperetin
0.36mg
Naringenin
0.03mg
Quercetin
0.01mg

Taste

Sweetness:
100%
Saltiness:
28.47%
Sourness:
61.9%
Bitterness:
27.41%
Savoriness:
16.77%
Fattiness:
97.91%
Spiciness:
0%

Nutrients percent of daily need

Calories:324.57kcal
16.23%
Fat:18.16g
27.94%
Saturated Fat:2.3g
14.38%
Carbohydrates:36.76g
12.25%
Net Carbohydrates:35.09g
12.76%
Sugar:20.1g
22.33%
Cholesterol:30.08mg
10.03%
Sodium:220.44mg
9.58%
Protein:5.84g
11.68%
Vitamin E:4.93mg
32.85%
Selenium:9.63µg
13.76%
Vitamin B1:0.19mg
12.42%
Calcium:108.57mg
10.86%
Folate:42.04µg
10.51%
Vitamin B2:0.17mg
10.1%
Phosphorus:96.23mg
9.62%
Manganese:0.19mg
9.36%
Iron:1.55mg
8.62%
Fiber:1.67g
6.67%
Vitamin B3:1.2mg
5.98%
Copper:0.09mg
4.68%
Vitamin B6:0.08mg
3.86%
Magnesium:12.83mg
3.21%
Potassium:111.76mg
3.19%
Zinc:0.47mg
3.1%
Vitamin B5:0.31mg
3.08%
Vitamin B12:0.15µg
2.42%
Vitamin C:1.87mg
2.26%
Vitamin A:72.15IU
1.44%
Vitamin K:1.29µg
1.23%
Vitamin D:0.17µg
1.12%
Source:Foodista