Greek cake with honey, nuts and raisins

10 persons | 60 minutes

The Greek cake with honey, walnuts and raisins is a real sweet temptation. The taste of honey makes this recipe unique and gives the perfect treat with raisins and nuts.

Rating: Ø 4.8 ( 5 votes )
Greek cake with honey
Greek cake with honey

10 persons | 60 minutes

The Greek cake with honey, walnuts and raisins is a real sweet temptation. The taste of honey makes this recipe unique and gives the perfect treat with raisins and nuts.

Rating: Ø 4.8 ( 5 votes )

Ingredients

Dough

  • 800 g flour
  • 250 ml water
  • 1 tbsp vinegar
  • 1 1/2 tsp salt
  • 4 tbsp olive oil
  • filling
  • 200 g raisins
  • 200 g walnuts
  • 3 tbsp honey

Syrup

  • 150 g water
  • 150 ml honey
  • 3 tbsp sugar
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 100 g butter
  • 1 tbsp olive oil

Instructions

  1. For the filling, wash the raisins and dry them on a kitchen towel.
  2. Crush the nuts and raisins in a blender.
  3. Mix together with the honey.
  4. Sieve the flour, add the water, vinegar and salt and make a dough Process.
  5. Add olive oil while kneading.
  6. The dough should be elastic, smooth but not soft.
  7. Let the dough rest for 30 minutes.
  8. Then divide the dough into 5 parts.
  9. Roll out thickly first, then thinner and pull the dough with your hands until it is very thin.
  10. So that the dough does not stick, keep adding a little flour.
  11. Cut the dough into rectangles.
  12. Line the bottom of the rectangular mold with baking paper and grease it with butter .
  13. Place the first sheet of pastry at the bottom of the dish, grease again with butter, cover with a second sheet, grease again.
  14. Distribute the filling evenly.
  15. Cover with a third sheet and grease with butter.
  16. Replace the filling distribute, cover with the fourth sheet and Grease d again.
  17. Cover with the last sheet at the end and brush with egg yolk.
  18. Cut the cake into squares and bake in a preheated oven for approx. 45 minutes at 180 degrees.
  19. For the syrup, mix the water with honey and sugar and cook over low heat.
  20. Stir constantly until thickened.
  21. Douse the finished cake with the syrup and let stand until set.

Utensils

  • bowl
  • kitchen towel
  • stand mixer
  • hand mixer with dough hook
  • parchment paper
  • knife
  • pot
  • spoon