Cake with raisins

 Cake with raisins

The cake is fasting as it becomes with olive oil and contains no eggs. It is very tasty as well despite the humility of materials raisins, orange and oil, their combination is very strong and special. The scents of cinnamon and clove tantalise this simple preparation.


1 ½ cups. olive oil
1 kilo flour
2 cups. sugar
1 ½ cups. lukewarm water
1/4 / cup. brandy
1 cup. orange juice
2 ½ cups. raisins
1 tablespoon ground nutmeg
1 teaspoon clove powder
a pinch of cinnamon
1 teaspoon baking soda, diluted orange juice
1 teaspoon baking powder


Preheat oven to 180 ° C

1. In a large bowl, mix by hand making circular movements sugar and olive oil until mixed well.

Two. Add the water, cognac, spices, soda diluted in the orange juice.

Three. Mix the flour and baking powder and gradually add to the bowl. Stir well from the bottom up by hand until it becomes a thick paste.

4. Add the raisins and stir to spread relatively evenly.

6. Transfer the mixture into a baking dish, we lubricate, sprinkle with a little oil and bake for 45-60 minutes.

Hole in the center with a knife and if it comes out clean the cake is ready.


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