Honey & saffron cake with lemon thyme beurre noisette
About the recipe
A special cake recipe with a matchless combination of aromas: the sweetness of honey, the savoriness of salted butter & the freshness of lemon thyme. With every minute in the oven, the smells become more intense and irresistible.
We asked Susana Machado(Suvelle Cuisine), the creator of the recipe, what makes a cake perfect in the end: for her, it’s the characteristic combination of flavors and smells, and a base of the best ingredients, all used in a balanced way. Read more in our story.
Preheat oven to 180 °C.
Place 100 gr butter in a frying pan and let it cook until it becomes foamy and then gradually brown, making the beurre noisette. Add the honey and stir well.
Transfer to a bowl and add the milk, egg(s) and vanilla and beat for 10 minutes in a mixer at full speed.
Add the flour, a little at a time, baking powder, saffron, baking soda and sugar and stir until the dough is soft and fluffy.
Place on a greased and floured pan and bake for about 30/40 minutes or until the toothpick comes out clean.
With the remaining butter make more beurre noisette and add the lemon thyme and remaining honey. Pour over the cake and serve.