How to make Greek Honey Cake - A Greek dessert – cake soaked in honey sauce.

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Main Ingredients : Honey (शहद), Refined flour (maida) (मैदा)

Cuisine : Greek

Course : Desserts

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Greek Honey Cake

Greek cooking has an incredibly rich and diverse array of foods and beverages that are a result of literally thousands of years of living, cooking, and eating. Each Greek meal is fresh and inviting, and takes you on a journey through Greece's history.
The cooking methods and basic ingredients have changed little over time. Even the names of certain dishes remain the same. Bread, olives and olive oil, and wine have been the backbone of the Greek diet for many centuries, just as they do today.

Prep Time : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 1-1.30 hour

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Sweet

Ingredients for Greek Honey Cake Recipe

  • Honey 1 cup

  • Refined flour (maida) 1 cup

  • Baking powder 1½ teaspoons

  • Salt ¼ teaspoon

  • Cinnamon powder ½ teaspoon

  • Orange zest grated 1 teaspoon

  • Walnuts chopped 1 cup

  • Butter ¾ cup + for greasing

  • Castor sugar (caster sugar) 1¾ cups

  • Eggs 3

  • Vanilla essence ½ teaspoon

  • Milk ¼ cup

  • Lemon juice 1 tablespoon


Step 1

Preheat oven to 180°C. Grease a baking tin with some butter.

Step 2

Sieve together flour, baking powder, salt and cinnamon powder into a bowl. Add orange zest, walnuts and mix well.

Step 3

Cream together butter and three-fourth cup castor sugar till light and fluffy. Add eggs, one by one, and beat well. Add vanilla essence and mix well.

Step 4

Add flour mixture and milk and mix well into a smooth batter.

Step 5

Transfer the batter into the greased tin, place the tin in the preheated oven and bake for forty to forty-five minutes. Remove from oven, cool and demould.

Step 6

To make honey sauce, heat remaining castor sugar and honey in a deep non-stick pan. Once sugar melts, add lemon juice and mix well.

Step 7

Pour the honey sauce over the prepared cake, cut into diamonds and serve.