Revani

malinda sargent

By
@GREEKROSE2005

Personal favorite of the family this recipe stems from Greece and Turkey, my Greek Aunt used to bake this all the time when I was a kid and was the only thing my brother and I would always request. so light and citrusy but not over the top, very easy to make!


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Serves:

12 +

Prep:

30 Min

Cook:

30 Min

Ingredients

1/2 stick
butter or margarine
3/4 c
white sugar ( or substitute splenda )
1 c
farina - or cream of wheat
1 c
flour
1 Tbsp
baking powder
1/4 tsp
salt
6
eggs beaten well
1
lemon zest, grated ( save orange for later )
1/2 c
orange juice, fresh
1 c
almonds, chopped fine

Directions Step-By-Step

1
mix butter and sugar until light and creamy.
2
add farina and mix well.
3
Add the eggs one at a time and mix after adding each egg until well blended.
4
Mix alternately the wet and dry ingredients incorporating them together.
5
Bake cake in a 11x7 glass pyrex for 30 minutes in a 350'F degree oven.
Make syrup once cake is almost done baking.
6
Simple Syrup:
2 cups white sugar
2 cups water
lemon and orange slices ( i use oranges only and squeeze some of the juice in the syrup )
1 cinnamon stick
1/4 tsp nutmeg
4-6 cloves
1/4 tsp cardamom

Boil for 15 min pour over semi cooled cake, cut into diamond shape pieces ( or whatever shape you like ).

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Desserts
Other Tag: Quick & Easy