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Savoury olive cake.

May 17, 2014
Author Notes

It is a taditionanal Cypriot cake with many variations. It is served in the morning or afternoon with coffee. This is an adapted recipe, given to me by my housekeeper Maro. —elena antoniou

  • Serves 15
Ingredients
  • 1 cup olive oil
  • 1 cup fresh orange juice
  • 3 cups plain flour
  • 3 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1.1/2 cups black olives without pips. cut in four
  • 6 spring onions. only the white part cut thinly
  • 1 cup fresh coriander, finly cut
  • 1 tablespoon dried mint
In This Recipe
Directions
  1. Mix the first four ingredients together and kneed.
  2. Add the rest of the ingredients and mix well. The consistency will be as runny as a cake, but not as dense as pastry.
  3. Evenly spread it in an oiled 27cm baking tray, and place in a preheated oven 170 Celsius degrees. Bake for an hour.

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