Traditional Finto Cake From Alentejo Recipe | Yummly

Traditional Finto Cake from Alentejo

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13Ingredients
105Minutes
950Calories
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Description

Finto Cake is a traditional cake made around Easter in the Alentejo region of Portugal. A traditional Finto typically features the unique flavor of fennel. Putting a slight twist on the traditional, this recipe for finto cake adds poppy seeds, cinnamon, and fresh orange juice as additional flavor components. This is a yeasted dough so be sure to allow plenty of time for the dough to rise before shaping. Bake time is 45 to 55 minutes.

Ingredients

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  • 20 grams fresh yeast
  • 120 milliliters milk (warm)
  • 500 grams flour (or a little more)
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 egg yolk
  • salt
  • 120 grams sugar
  • 100 grams butter
  • 1 orange juice
  • 1 tablespoon fennel
  • 1 tablespoon poppy seeds
  • 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon
  • 3 hard boiled eggs
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    Directions

    1. In a bowl, dissolve the yeast in warm milk.
    2. Add the flour, 2 eggs, 1 egg yolk, a pinch of salt, sugar, butter, orange juice, fennel, poppy seeds and cinnamon.
    3. Knead well for 10 minutes.
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    NutritionView More

    950Calories
    Sodium20% DV470mg
    Fat49% DV32g
    Protein51% DV26g
    Carbs46% DV137g
    Fiber24% DV6g
    Calories950Calories from Fat290
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Fat32g49%
    Saturated Fat16g80%
    Trans Fat
    Cholesterol425mg142%
    Sodium470mg20%
    Potassium500mg14%
    Protein26g51%
    Calories from Fat290
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Carbohydrate137g46%
    Dietary Fiber6g24%
    Sugars38g76%
    Vitamin A25%
    Vitamin C50%
    Calcium20%
    Iron45%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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