Pão de Ló - Portuguese Sponge Cake Recipe

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I have always loved this recipe, especially when one is able to cook in in such a way that the middle part is still wet. I have always been afraid of making this recipe as I am not the best at baking. But amazingly enough it came out perfect and I am very proud of myself.

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Servings: 8 servings


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  1. 1. Beat the egg yolks with the sugar for about 10 minutes
  2. 2. Add the eggs until reaching a creamy paste
  3. 3. Add the water and mix it with a wooden spoon
  4. 4. Finally add the flour and baking powder and mix it softly with the wooden spoon
  5. 5. Pour the mixture into a circular baking dish covered with parchment paper
  6. 6. Place it in the oven for about 20 minutes at about 375 degrees


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Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving %DV
Serving Size 44g
Recipe makes 8 servings
Calories 118  
Calories from Fat 15 13%
Total Fat 1.7g 2%
Saturated Fat 0.52g 2%
Trans Fat 0.0g  
Cholesterol 70mg 23%
Sodium 338mg 14%
Potassium 29mg 1%
Total Carbs 23.5g 6%
Dietary Fiber 0.2g 1%
Sugars 19.03g 13%
Protein 2.68g 4%
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