Greek Ravani




Fluffy, moist, and extra syrupy! A mouthwatering traditional Greek dessert with rich flavor and amazing smell !!


For the Ravani:

*1 cup fine semolina

*1 cup self raising flour

*1 cup sugar

*1/2 cup milk

*5 eggs

*1/2 tsp. salt

*1 tsp vanilla extract



For the Syrup:

*2 cups sugar

*2 cups water

*2 tbsp butter

*2 tbsp lemon juice

*1 tbsp lemon zest






Preheat your oven to 180C / 350F ‘ and butter well a large cake pan.
In a electric standing mixer beat eggs and sugar on high until you get a pale, light yellow color.

Stir in the milk and vanilla extract.

In a bowl, sift together the flour, salt and all the semolina. Slowly add the dry mix to sugar-eggs mixture and mix until incorporated.
Evenly pour into the pan and bake for 30 minutes, until golden brown.


In the meantime make the syrup.

In a small pot add the syrup ingredients and bring to a boil and let cook for 10 minutes.
Once the cake is done and cool, score the surface with a sharp knife, do not cut all the way through, and slowly pour the hot syrup over the cake and let come to room temperature before serve.






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