Λαδορεβανί – Ladorevani- lent cake recipe

 

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Λαδορεβανί (ladorevani) is a delicious vegan and lent cake featuring olive oil, semolina, fresh oranges and sugar.

Here is a simple recipe from Flavours & Flair, which is ideal during lent and any time of the year.

Ingredients →

– 4 x cups fine semolina

– 4 x cups coarse semolina

– 4 x cups sugar, extra for sprinkling

– 2 x cups olive oil

– 7 x cups water

– 1 x cup orange juice

– zest of 1 orange

– 2 x teaspoons baking powder

– 1 x teaspoon vanilla sugar

– cherries, to garnish (optional)

Method →

– In a saucepan add sugar, water and oil and bring to a boil.

– Lower heat and slowly add in semolina, orange juice, zest, baking powder and vanilla sugar, mixing constantly with wooden spoon so it won’t stick.

– When semolina begins to unstick from pan, take off heat.

– Place mixture in large baking dish and flatten the top with spatula.

– Cut into diamond shapes and sprinkle with sugar.

– Place in 180 degrees (preheated) oven and bake for about 45 minutes or until golden brown.

– Allow to cool and place fresh cherries on top.

*For more Greek recipes flavoursandflair.com