Norwegian Honey Cake Recipe

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Norwegian Honey Cake
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  • 4 cups sifted flour
  • 1 cup raisins
  • 1/2 tsp ground cloves
  • 3 eggs
  • 2 1/3 cups sugar
  • 1 1/2 cups sour cream
  • 2 tbsp honey


  1. Sprinkle 1 tbs flour over raisins in a bowl.
  2. Toss to coat.
  3. Sift remaining flour, baking soda, cloves and cinnamon.
  4. Beat eggs and sugar in a bowl until fluffy.
  5. Beat in sour cream and honey.
  6. Add flour mixture and minx until blended.
  7. Stir in raisins and orange rind.
  8. Pour into greased an floured 10inch angel food cake pan.
  9. Bake at 325 for 75 minutes until cake pulls away from sides and spring back when touched lightly.
  10. Cool in pan on rack for 5 minutes.
  11. Run knife around inner and outer edged of cake.
  12. Turn onto wire rack to cool completely.
  13. Store covered at room temperature overnight or for at least 8 hours before cutting.
  14. Sprinkle top with powdered sugar and serve.
  15. For a decorative touch place a large doily over top of cake then sprinkle the powdered sugar over that and then remove for a lacy effect.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 149.23 Kcal (625 kJ)
Calories from fat 29.71 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 3.3g 5%
Cholesterol 38.24mg 13%
Sodium 109.03mg 5%
Potassium 148.06mg 3%
Total Carbs 29.58g 10%
Sugars 19.47g 78%
Dietary Fiber 0.81g 3%
Protein 2.27g 5%
Vitamin C 1.9mg 3%
Iron 0.5mg 3%
Calcium 39.9mg 4%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 237.99 Kcal (996 kJ)
Calories from fat 47.38 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 5.26g 5%
Cholesterol 60.98mg 13%
Sodium 173.89mg 5%
Potassium 236.12mg 3%
Total Carbs 47.18g 10%
Sugars 31.05g 78%
Dietary Fiber 1.29g 3%
Protein 3.62g 5%
Vitamin C 3mg 3%
Iron 0.8mg 3%
Calcium 63.6mg 4%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 3.1
  • 4

Good Points

  • saturated fat free

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