Savoury olive cake.

By elena antoniou
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


  • 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


  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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