Persian Love Cake
TM5 TM6

Persian Love Cake

4.6 (74 ratings)

Ingredients

Sponge

  • 60 g pistachio nuts, unsalted, shelled
  • ½ tsp ground cardamom
  • 250 g blanched almonds
  • 1 lemon, thin peelings of skin
  • 150 g light brown sugar
  • 200 g unsalted butter, soft, plus extra for greasing
  • 4 medium eggs
  • 100 g plain flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 2 tsp rose water
  • 1 pinch fine sea salt

Syrup

  • 40 g lemon juice
  • 30 g light brown sugar

Icing and Decoration

  • 200 g mascarpone
  • 40 g icing sugar
  • ½ tsp rose water
  • edible rose petals (optional)

Nutrition
per 1 slice
Calories
2027 kJ / 488 kcal
Protein
10.2 g
Carbohydrates
27.1 g
Fat
36.9 g

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