Lettuce, Walnut & Honey Cake

Recipe for lettuce cake

Cooking and baking are both physical and mental therapy.

Marry Berry

My grandfather usually has some really nice, organic lettuces on his little allotment. On top of this, I’ve always wanted to explore recipes that include a good amount of greens. So, one day I challenged my grandmother, and we baked a lettuce cake that turned out pretty tasty! You will find the ingredients you need and the instructions to prepare it down below.

Ingredients

  • 300g of lettuce
  • 3 eggs
  • 200g of brown sugar
  • 150ml of olive oil
  • 1 tbsp of honey
  • 5 crushed walnuts
  • 250g of self-raising flour
  • 100g of corn flour
  • cinnamon

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Preparation

Recipe for Lettuce cake
  1. Cut 300g of lettuce and put it aside
  2. In a bowl, combine the eggs with 200g of brown sugar
  3. Add 150ml of olive oil and a tablespoon of honey
  4. Add 250g of self-raising flour and 100g of corn flour
  5. Add your crushed walnuts, cinnamon, and the lettuce
  6. Mix everything all together and bake it in a preheated oven to 180C

It will take about 50 minutes to be ready.

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14 Comments

  1. (Kitty) Cat Strawberry - Meow! says:

    I never thought about using lettuce in baking before! I’ll have to try this out, sounds and looks delicious 🙂

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  2. Salonie Malhotra says:

    Walnut, Lettuce, Honey, Eggs, Cinnamon, Corn Flour= nutritious ingredients packed in a fun dish

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    1. Yes, indeed 😍 super yummy too!

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    2. This looks great! I’ve added sweet potato and spinach to cakes and biscuit but never lettuce! Next time I do some healthy bakes I’ll give it a try. 😊

      Jade MumLifeandMe

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    3. AmethystAP says:

      Wow, I would never think of using lettuce in baking. This is such an innovative cake recipe. Thanks for sharing.

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      1. It turned out surprisingly tasty 😂 Let me know if you ever decide to give it a try 😉

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  3. Very interesting. Lettuce was a vegetable I always thought could never be cooked. Now I know better!

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  4. It’s a running joke between me and my bf that I have a huge hatred of lettuce and salad, but THIS is a lettuce recipe I can get behind! I am going to send it to him and might have to make it for his bday coming up 🙂

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  5. Wow… lettuce, walnut & honey! What an interesting combo. This recipe sounds awesome. I’m interested to try it. Thank you for sharing.

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  6. Ooh this looks absolutely amazing! I never would’ve thought to put lettuce in a cake but I really want to give it a try now. It’s lovely that you made it with your grandmother! Thank you so much for sharing x

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  7. Cassie says:

    What an interesting challenge! How great that you came up with the challenge and grandma was all for it! I would never consider using lettuce in baking. Lettuce is so delicate, I just imagine that it would get stringy or something. I do like grilled lettuce for Caesar salad though. You’ve piqued my curiosity, that’s for sure.

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  8. CristinaR says:

    I never thought about using lettuce in baking, but this sounds very intriguing and can’t wait to try it out!

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  9. I love the idea of incorporating lettuce into baking! The cake looks very moist so I will be giving your recipe a try! Thanks for sharing it!

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  10. Very unique and nutritious recipe to try. Lovely recipe Vanessa. Would love to try this out. 💐

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