Byzantine Spice Cake

Byzantine Spice Cake Recipe

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From Assumption Greek Orthodox Church cookbook. Top with honey syrup (included) or a powdered sugar glaze.

Rating:
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Serves:
12-16
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
1 Hr
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

1 c
vegetable oil
1 1/2 c
granulated sugar
3 large
eggs
1/2 c
plain greek yogurt
1/4 tsp
baking soda
1/4 c
orange juice
2 1/2 c
all purpose flour
1/2 tsp
ground cinnamon
1/2 tsp
ground cloves
1/2 tsp
ground nutmeg
1/2 tsp
ground mace

TOPPING

1 1/2 c
granulated sugar
1 c
water
1 c
honey

Step-By-Step

1Preheat oven to 350°F. Grease a 9 x 13 inch baking pan.
2Beat oil and sugar together. Add eggs and half of the yogurt. Mix well.
3Mix baking soda into orange juice and add to batter.
4Sift dry ingredients together and add to oil mixture. Stir in remaining yogurt and mix well.
5Pour into prepared pan and bake 45 minutes. Remove from oven and cool.
6For topping:
Boil all topping ingredients for about 15 minutes, covering pan the last 5 minutes (reduce heat if needed to keep it from boiling over).
7Pour hot syrup over the cake. Let soak in and cut into squares to serve.

About Byzantine Spice Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: Greek