Lemon Balm Cake

80 mins (prep 20, cooking 60)
9 ingredients
12 servings
An old Finnish recipe that produces a delicate, slightly crumbly cake with a lovely, mild lemon flavour. This is the original recipe - I sometimes add 1/2 ts of lemon extract and 1 ts of vanilla for deeper flavour.

Categories:  finnish , sweet , european , cakes , oven , taste~mood , equipment , <-4-hours , vegetarian , scandinavian , time-to-make , dessert ,
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Serving Size (71.22 g)
Servings 12
Amount per Serving
Calories 269.64 Calories from Fat 153.0
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 17.0g 313.92%
Saturated Fat 10.72g 643.11%
Trans Fat 0.68g %
Cholesterol 44.79mg 179.17%
Sodium 175.02mg 87.51%
Total Carbohydrate 29.21g 116.86%
Dietary Fiber 0.29 g 14.08%
Sugars 20.83 g %
Protein 1.3g 31.11%
Vitamin A 520.84IU% Vitamin C 0.0mg%
Calcium 29.36mg% Iron 0.56mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
potato starch, fresh lemon