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Greek Style Honey and Pistachio Cake

 
One serving costs about $1.33

$1.33 per serving

1 people like this recipe

1 likes

This recipe is ready in 75 minutes

Ready in 1 hour and 15 minutes

12 vegetarian,lacto ovo vegetarian side dish Mediterranean,Eastern European,European,Greek
spoonacular Score:40%

Spoonacular Score: 40%

 

The recipe Greek Style Honey and Pistachio Cake is ready in approximately 1 hour and 15 minutes and is definitely an outstanding vegetarian option for lovers of Mediterranean food. This dessert has 524 calories, 12g of protein, and 28g of fat per serving. For $1.3 per serving, this recipe covers 15% of your daily requirements of vitamins and minerals. Head to the store and pick up 5 oz. ground almonds, juice of orange, 8 fl. oz. honey, and a few other things to make it today. 1 person has made this recipe and would make it again. All things considered, we decided this recipe deserves a spoonacular score of 45%. This score is pretty good. Try Greek-Style Yogurt with Honey and Walnuts, Pistachio Cake with Honey Vanilla Buttercream, and Fresh Apricot-Honey Sponge Cake (Russian Style) for similar recipes.

Greek on the menu? Try pairing with Moschofilero, Agiorgitiko, and Assyrtiko. If you feel like going Greek with your Greek food, assyrtiko and moschofilero are both lovely white wines to pair with chicken, seafood, etc. Agiorgitiko is a full bodied red suitable for roasted meats and lamb. One wine you could try is Boutari Moschofilero. It has 4 out of 5 stars and a bottle costs about 14 dollars.

Boutari Moschofilero

Boutari Moschofilero (mo-sko-FEEL-ero) is a premium white wine made from 100% Moschofilero grapes grown in high elevation vineyards in the AOC region of Mantinia in the Peloponnese.For years Boutari Moschofilero has been an important selling white wine in Greece and, until recently, a virtual unknown in the United States. The Boutari winery's vinification of Moschofilero is a breakthrough for Greek wines...and it just might be the start of the next white wine revolution! This is a fresh white wine with intense floral (white rose) and fruity (melon and citrus trees) aromas.

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Ingredients

Servings:
1 tsp
1 tsp baking powder
baking powder
5 large
5 large eggs
eggs
5.29 oz
5.29 oz plain flour
plain flour
7.94 oz
7.94 oz greek yogurt
greek yogurt
2.65 oz
2.65 oz ground almonds
ground almonds
3.38 fl. oz
3.38 fl. oz honey
honey
1
1  lemon (juice)
lemon (juice)
12
12  orange (juice)
orange (juice)
1
1  lemon zest
lemon zest
6.76 fl. oz
6.76 fl. oz olive oil
olive oil
2
2  orange zest
orange zest
5.29 oz
5.29 oz pistachios
pistachios
1 pinch
1 pinch salt
salt
7.06 oz
7.06 oz semolina
semolina
7.94 oz
7.94 oz sugar
sugar
1 tsp baking powder
1 tsp
baking powder
5 large eggs
5 large
eggs
5.29 oz plain flour
5.29 oz
plain flour
7.94 oz greek yogurt
7.94 oz
greek yogurt
2.65 oz ground almonds
2.65 oz
ground almonds
3.38 fl. oz honey
3.38 fl. oz
honey
1  lemon (juice)
1
lemon (juice)
12  orange (juice)
12
orange (juice)
1  lemon zest
1
lemon zest
6.76 fl. oz olive oil
6.76 fl. oz
olive oil
2  orange zest
2
orange zest
5.29 oz pistachios
5.29 oz
pistachios
1 pinch salt
1 pinch
salt
7.06 oz semolina
7.06 oz
semolina
7.94 oz sugar
7.94 oz
sugar

Equipment

frying pan
frying pan
skewers
skewers
knife
knife
stove
stove
oven
oven
frying pan
frying pan
skewers
skewers
knife
knife
stove
stove
oven
oven


Instructions

  1. Pre-heat your oven to 180C / 350F.
  2. Mix all the cake batter ingredients together until smooth. This is quite a loose batter so its easy to do by hand.
  3. Line your baking tin with greaseproof paper and pour the cake batter in. Place in the oven and bake for up to 50 minutes. Checking after 35. I check by sliding a knife or a skewer into the middle of the cake and when it comes out clean, the cake is baked through.
  4. Allow your cake to cool completely before making the syrup.
  5. Smash or chop your pistachios roughly. Heat a non-stick frying pan on the stove and roast the nuts for a couple of minutes, add the honey and the lemon and orange juice. Stir around for a few seconds on a high heat.
  6. Whilst your cake is still in the tin pierce it all over with a knife and pour over your syrup. Allow the liquid to soak into the sponge before serving.

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Price Breakdown

Cost per Serving: $1.33
Ingredient
1 teaspoon baking powder
5 larges eggs
150 grs plain flour
225 grs greek yogurt
75 grs ground almonds
100 milliliters honey
1 lemon (juice)
12 orange (juice)
1 lemon zest
200 milliliters olive oil
2 orange zest
150 grs pistachios
200 grs semolina
225 grs sugar
Price
$0.04
$1.55
$0.20
$1.61
$1.50
$1.22
$0.20
$1.46
$0.50
$2.38
$1.32
$2.95
$0.71
$0.31
$15.95

Tips

Health Tips

  • Although the body needs salt to survive, most of us get too much. The problem with consuming too much salt (what chemists call "sodium chloride") is actually the sodium part, which is why people concerned about high blood pressure go on low-sodium diets. If you are trying to reduce salt in your diet, you can try salt substitutes like potassium chloride or try to make do with less salt by using more black pepper, herbs, and spices.

  • You can easily swap half of the white flour in most recipes for whole wheat flour to add some fiber and protein. It does result in a heavier dough, so for cookies, cakes, etc., you might try swapping in whole wheat pastry flour.

  • Many people proclaim the health benefits of honey, saying it possesses antibacterial, antiviral, anti-inflammatory, and antioxidant properties. Although the extent of its health benefits in humans remains unclear, studies have indeed confirmed that honey can help with cold symptoms and even heal wounds and prevent infections. If you're looking to reap the potential health benefits, dark raw honey is likely the best option.

  • If you're trying to cut back on sugar, consider replacing some of the sugar in this recipe with a sweetener like Stevia or Splenda. If you're against these kinds of sweeteners, start reducing the amount of real sugar you use until your tastebuds adjust.

  • get more health tips

Price Tips

  • Most dairy products stay good well past their sell-by date. Instead of throwing out perfectly safe food that is just a few days or maybe even a week or two old, make sure the product smells fine, has a normal texture, and doesn't taste funny. Sniff testing isn't exactly rocket science and it can keep you from wasting food (and money).

Cooking Tips

  • An average lemon yields about one tablespoon of lemon zest. If you're using a bunch of lemons to make lemonade or something, zest them first and freeze the zest for later.

  • If you find that you're always missing lemon zest, purchase lemon extract and substitute a 1/2 teaspoon extract for every tablespoon zest.

  • Rumor has it you can freeze whole lemons and grate them while still frozen whenever you want to pump up the lemon flavor in a dish. Next time you have some lemons not getting used, give it a try (and let us know how it goes).

  • The average fresh lemon contains between 2 to 3 tablespoons of lemon juice (just in case you are substituting bottled lemon juice).

  • get more cooking tips

Green Tips

  • Buying local honey from beekeepers in your area not only supports your community but helps those beekeepers protect bees! LocalHarvest can help you locate some tasty honey produced near you.

  • Since pesticide residue is most likely to be stored in the skin/rind, it might be advisable to buy organic lemons if you're using them for zest.

Disclaimer

Nutritional Information

Quickview
531 Calories
12g Protein
28g Total Fat
60g Carbs
9% Health Score
Limit These
Calories
531
27%

Fat
28g
43%

  Saturated Fat
4g
25%

Carbohydrates
60g
20%

  Sugar
32g
36%

Cholesterol
88mg
30%

Sodium
46mg
2%

Get Enough Of These
Protein
12g
25%

Vitamin C
35mg
43%

Selenium
29µg
42%

Vitamin B1
0.41mg
28%

Folate
91µg
23%

Vitamin B2
0.36mg
21%

Phosphorus
209mg
21%

Vitamin E
3mg
20%

Manganese
0.36mg
18%

Vitamin B6
0.32mg
16%

Iron
2mg
15%

Fiber
3g
13%

Copper
0.27mg
13%

Potassium
406mg
12%

Vitamin B3
2mg
11%

Vitamin K
10µg
10%

Magnesium
38mg
10%

Calcium
94mg
9%

Vitamin B5
0.78mg
8%

Zinc
1mg
7%

Vitamin A
309IU
6%

Vitamin B12
0.35µg
6%

Vitamin D
0.47µg
3%

covered percent of daily need

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