Salted Cake with Sausage and Mushrooms

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Salted Cake with Sausage and Mushrooms


Here's a way to bake bread (which is more akin to a cake) with the filling already layered inside, like a ready-made sandwich. The batter is stirred together quickly once the mushrooms, bell peppers, and sausage have finished cooking. Half the batter is layered in the baking pan, topped evenly with all of the filling, and then covered wtih the remaining batter and baked until the filling is heated through and the cake is golden brown on top.


4 eggs
200 grams oil
300 grams milk
500 grams flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/3 portuguese pork sausage (salpicão cut into small pieces)
100 grams fresh mushrooms
6 coriander sprigs (chopped)
1 onions (small, chopped)
5 garlic cloves (chopped)
5 slices roasted bell peppers (optional)
olive oil
salt (to taste)


1Filling Preparation:
2Heat a little olive oil in a skillet over medium heat.
3Add onion, garlic cloves and coriander and stir until lightly browned.
4Rinse, dry and thinly slice the mushrooms. Slice peppers into strips. Add mushrooms and peppers to pan.
5Once mushrooms are cooked add the salpicao and stir to combine.
6Let cook until no juices are left in the skillet.
7Set aside.
8While the filling cools, heat oven to 180°C (approximately 350°F).
9Grease and flour a round cake pan and set aside.
10Batter Preparation:
11Mix the eggs, oil, milk and a pinch of salt. Stir well.
12Add the flour and the baking powder. Mix well.
13Place half of the batter into the pan.
14Top with sausage/mushroom filling.
15Cover with the remaining batter and bake in preheated oven for about 40 minutes until brown. Check for doneness (as if it were a cake), remove from the oven and unmold.
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