Revani is a classic Greek citrus flavoured semolina based cake. It’s made with semolina, olive oil, Greek yoghurt and orange zest and soaked in syrup.

Revani by Cooked By Alexandra

Ingredients
for the syrup
• 500ml water
• 300g sugar
• 1 cinnamon stick
• the peel of one orange
• 50ml fresh orange juice

for the cake
• 4 eggs
• 300g sugar
• 200ml olive oil
• 200g yoghurt
• zest of one orange
• 1 tsp vanilla
• 50ml fresh orange juice
• 400g semolina, coarse
• 10g baking powder

Method
for the syrup
1. In a medium sized pot, add sugar, water, cinnamon stick and orange peel. Heat over medium heat and bring to a boil. Once boiling, reduce to a low heat and simmer for 15 minutes. Set aside to cool. Once cooled, add orange juice and stir.

for the cake
1. In the bowl of a stand mixer, use the whisk head to beat eggs and sugar together until pale and fluffy.
2. Add olive oil, yoghurt, zest, vanilla and orange juice. Mix well to combine.
3. Change the whisk attachment to the flat beat. Mix semolina with baking powder and add to wet mixture. Slowly mix until well combined.
4. Bake at 180ºC for 35-40 minutes or until a tooth pick inserted in the centre comes out clean. Remove cake from oven and let it stand for 15 minutes.
5. Cut 5x5cm cake pieces. Gently and evenly pour the syrup over the cake. Let the cake absorb the syrup overnight.
6. Sprinkle freshly ground pistachios on the top before serving.

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