Fanouropita | Greek Cake for Lost Things
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A cake for finding lost things.
Recipe type: Cake
Cuisine: Greek
Serves: 6-8
  • 3 cups flour
  • 1 cup sugar
  • ¾ cup olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • ¾ cup orange juice
  • ¼ cup brandy
  • ½ cup chopped walnuts
  • Zest from ½ orange
  • Powdered sugar for topping
  1. In large bowl, combine ALL dry ingredients: flour, sugar, baking powder, cinnamon, and walnuts, mix.
  2. Add in remaining wet ingredients: olive oil, vanilla, orange juice, brandy, orange zest, mix well until batter is formed.
  3. Pour into cake pan (we used a bundt pan) greased with some olive oil.
  4. Place in preheated oven at 350F for 40-45 minutes, until toothpick comes out clean and nice color is achieved.
  5. Remove, top with powdered sugar, let cool for about 10 minutes.
  6. Slice and serve!
**If you are going to use fresh orange juice, which we recommend, zest BEFORE juicing.
**Serving depends on how big you slice it.
Recipe by Lemon & Olives at