Fanouropita | Greek Vegan Coffee Cake


  Ingredients List:

  • 3 cups self rising flour
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • 1-1/4 cups raisins
  • 1 cup Greek extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 cup cognac/Metaxa
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp. ground cloves
  • 1-1/2 cups orange juice WITH pulp
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 1/3 cup icing sugar


  1. Pre-heat oven to 350*f/160*c
  2. Grease and flour a 12" round baking pan and set aside
  3. In a medium bowl add  flour, baking powder and raisins and stir well to combine
  4. In a large add olive oil, cognac, sugar, cinnamon and cloves until mixed well and sugar has dissolved 
  5. In a small bowl, combine orange juice and baking soda and stir while mixture froths
  6. Add orange juice froth mixture to other bowl of liquid ingredients
  7. Add flour mixture to liquid mixture and mix well to combine
  8. Pour into baking pan and bake for 40-50 minutes checking for doneness with the toothpick test 
  9. Sprinkle with icing sugar once cake has cooled


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