Fanouropita | Easy Greek Coffee Cake

fanouropita

  Ingredients List:

  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup Greek extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup orange juice
  • 1/4 cup brandy
  • 2 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp. ground clove
  • 1 tbsp. baking powder
  • 1 cup walnuts
  • 1/2 cup raisins
  • Oil & flour to grease  the pan
  • Icing sugar for decoration (optiona)
 

Method:

  1. Pre-heat oven to 350*f/160*c
  2. In the bowl of a stand mixer add olive oil and sugar and beat until sugar has completely dissolved
  3. Slowly add the orange juice, brandy, cinnamon and baking powder & mix for 3 minutes
  4. Slowly add the flour and continue mixing for another 5 minutes
  5. Slowly add the chopped walnuts and raisins and mix  until well combined (about 3 minutes)
  6. Grease and flour pan
  7. Pour the batter into pan and evenly spread out
  8. Bake for 45-55 minutes or until golden brown and a toothpick comes out clean 

 

Notes & Tips:
  • Garnish with icing sugar if desired
  • Allow cake to completely cool before adding icing sugar
  • Substitute 1 tsp. nutmeg for brandy