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(1 rating)
Recipe by
malinda sargent

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!

(1 rating)
yield 12 +
prep time 30 Min
cook time 30 Min

Ingredients For revani

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

How To Make revani

  • 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 ).

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