Cake with fresh herbs (receipe)

We had a lot of fresh herbs/greens in the fridge the other day and I thought it would be a pitty to throw them away – I am a vicious fighter against food waste.

This cake was a lovely side to a BBQ, where we had salads and some vegi burgers.


Cake with fresh herbs

Course Side Dish
Keyword fresh herbs, salty cake
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 20 minutes
Servings 1 cake


  • 2-3 bunches of fresh herbs I used parsley, some baby kale and the green of carrots. You can use whatever you have available. Be sure to chop the herbs finely
  • 2 eggs
  • 160 g flour
  • 130 g milk
  • 1 envelope of baking powder
  • 55 g sun flower oil
  • salt
  • 140 g cheese I used 3 labna balls I made the other day


  • Chop the herbs finely and set aside.
  • Seperate the eggs and beat the egg whites until they are completely stiff and set aside.
  • Beat the egg yolks until they are fluffy before adding the flour, milk, salt, chopped herbs, cheese, baking power, salt and oil.
  • Once you have a homogeneous mass, gently mix the egg whites without stiring too much.
  • Fill the mass into your buttered cake form and bake for about 50 minutes at 160 degrees.

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