Ravani (semolina sponge cake)

Recipe from: 8/12/2004 12:00:00 AM

Ingredients 13
Servings 8
Time

Ingredients

  • 125
    ml
    sugar
  • 2
    eggs
  • 1
    lemon, grated rind
  • 125
    ml
    milk
  • 60
    ml
    unsalted butter
  • 125
    ml
    cake flour
  • 7
    ml
    baking powder
  • 125
    ml
    semolina
  • 40
    ml
    almonds, toasted and chopped
  • SYRUP
  • 250
    ml
    sugar
  • 250
    ml
    water
  • 0.50
    lemon, the juice
 

Method

 
Preheat the oven to 180 °C and grease a 20 cm square cake tin.
Whisk the sugar, eggs and lemon rind until light and frothy, about five minutes.
Heat the milk and butter. Once the butter has melted, remove from the heat.
Sift the flour and baking powder together and add it to the milk mixture, alternating with the egg mixture.
Fold in the semolina and almonds and mix.
Turn the batter into the prepared cake tin and bake for 30 to 40 minutes.
SYRUP
Heat the ingredients over medium heat until the sugar has dissolved, then boil for another five minutes.
Pour the hot syrup over the hot cake.
Leave to cool and slice into diamond shapes, rectangles or squares.
 

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