GREEK HONEY CAKE

Greek Honey Cake

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Phyllis R Pack

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@kutahmama

Every year for the Jewish New Year I made my grandmother's family recipe for honey cake. Last year I wanted to do something different and I found this recipe for Greek Honey cake . I served it to the family and it was an instant hit.

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Serves:
6-8
Prep:
35 Min
Cook:
50 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 1 c
    sugar-for honey syrup
  • 1 c
    honey-for honey syrup
  • 3/4 c
    water-for honey syrup
  • 1 tsp
    lemon juice for honey syrup
  • 3/4 c
    softened butter-for cake
  • 3/4 c
    sugar-for cake
  • 3
    eggs-for cake
  • 1/4 c
    milk-for cake
  • 1 c
    flour-for cake
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    baking powder-for cake
  • 1/4 tsp
    salt-for cake
  • 1/2 tsp
    cinnamon-for cake
  • 1 tsp
    grated orange rind for cake
  • 1 c
    chopped walnuts for cake

How to Make GREEK HONEY CAKE

Step-by-Step

  1. FOR SYRUP:
    combine sugar, honey and water in saucepan. Simmer 5 minutes.
  2. Add lemon juice and boil two minutes. Set aside for later.
  3. FOR CAKE: Combine flour, baking powder, salt, orange rind , cinnamon . Set aside
  4. CAKE: Cream together, softened butter, sugar, eggs and milk.
  5. CAKE: add dry ingredients to wet and mix well.
  6. CAKE: mix in chopped walnuts (original recipe calls for chopped but I found them too heavy, so I grind them roughly in my mini food processor).
  7. Pour into a greased 9 x 9 inch baking pan. Bake at 350 degrees until golden brown and tooth pick comes out dry when testing.
  8. Allow to cool for 10 to 15 minutes, cut top into diamond shapes, pour syrup all over cake making sure it saturates cake evenly. Allow to sit for a few hours, cut and enjoy.

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About GREEK HONEY CAKE

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: Greek
Dietary Needs: Kosher Soy Free
Hashtag: #honey cake



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