Sponge Cake with Dulce de Leche and Pecan Nuts

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recipe by Joaquin ChG

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The best way to combine dulce de leche and pecan nuts is making a cake, and this cake is really easy to bake.

Inspired by: https://webosfritos.es/2014/07/bizcocho-de-yogur/

recipe updated Jul 3, 2020


  • Sugar icon
    100g (about ½ cup)
  • Egg icon
    3 (150g)
  • Dulce de leche icon
    Dulce de leche
    200g (about ¾ cup)
  • Natural yogurt icon
    Natural yogurt
    125g (about ½ cup)
  • Olive oil icon
    Olive oil
    110ml (½ cup)
  • Lemon zest icon
    Lemon zest
    1 tbsp (about 1)
  • All purpose flour icon
    All purpose flour
    220g (about 1¾ cups)
  • Baking powder icon
    Baking powder
    12g (about 2½ tsp)
  • Dulce de leche icon
    Dulce de leche
    1 tbsp (19g)
  • Pecan halves icon
    Pecan halves
    50g (about ½ cup)


  • kCook icon Cooling rack
  • kCook icon TM5
  • kCook icon Shaped mold
  • kCook icon Tm5 bowl

Step preview

  1. Pre-heat oven - 180°C
  2. Prepare a clean shaped mold
  3. Attach the butterfly whisk to the Thermomix bowl
  4. Add sugar, egg and dulce de leche to the TM5 bowl
  5. Fit TM5 bowl to TM5
  6. Mix - approx 5 min, 37°C, speed 4
  7. Then add natural yogurt to the TM5 bowl
  8. Mix - approx 5 sec, speed 3
  9. Then add olive oil to the TM5 bowl
  10. Mix - approx 5 sec, speed 3
  11. Then add lemon zest, all purpose flour and baking powder to the TM5 bowl
  12. Mix - approx 10 sec, speed 5
  13. Then add pecan halves to the TM5 bowl carefully and mix
  14. Transfer content of TM5 bowl to shaped mold
  15. Add dulce de leche to the shaped mold on top
  16. Bake - 35 min, 180°C
  17. Let cool onto cooling rack
  18. Serve
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