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French Savory Cake



10 portion(s)

French Savory Cake

  • 100g Gruyere cheese cut into 2cm square cubes
  • 2tbs fresh herbs - chervil, chives or parsley
  • 220g lardons or smoked bacon
  • 4 eggs
  • 100g olive oil
  • 120g Milk
  • 1/2ts salt
  • 180g flour
  • 1tbs baking powder
  • 12 whole dried figs, or replace with olives or sundried tomatoes
  • 6
    1h 10min
    Preparation 10min
  • 7
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      TM 5
      Please note that the TM5 mixing bowl has a larger capacity than the TM31 (capacity of 2.2 liters instead of 2.0 liters for TM 31). Recipes for the Thermomix TM5 may not be cooked with a Thermomix TM31 for safety reasons without adjusting the quantities. Risk of scalding by spraying of hot liquids: Do not exceed the maximum filling quantity and observe the filling level markings of the mixing bowl!

Recipe's preparation

    French Savory Cake
  1. Heat oven to 160 degrees.

    Place cheese & herbs into the TM bowl chop for 5 secs speed 7 & remove from the bowl.

    Put in your bacon, if it hasn't been chopped already you can chop it quickly on speed 5 for 5 secs. Cook for 3 mins on Varoma temp speed 1. Allow to cool.

    Then add the rest of the ingredients (except the figs) - oil, milk, eggs, flour, baking powder, salt, cheese, herbs. Mix for 5 secs speed 4. you don't want to over mix it.

    Pour half the batter into a loaf tin lined with baking paper & scatter the figs evenly through the cake, then pour remaining batter over. Bake for 1 hour or until completed cooked through.


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You can put anything you like into this recipe - use any sort of cheese likes a goats cheese or if figs aren't your thing any of the savoury options.

Best served warm with thermomix made butter tmrc_emoticons.-)


Idea for this recipe is from Elizabeth Bards book Lunch in Paris - they had it on a French picnic!

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  • It is perfect! I made it with

    Submitted by thermospa on 19. November 2015 - 20:30.

    It is perfect! I made it with olives and it is devine! Thanks for the recipe!

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