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Greek semolina cake – Revani

  • Vegetarian Diet

    Diet based on cereals, pulses, nuts, seeds, vegetables, fruits and other animal foods such as honey and eggs. Excludes meat, fish, mollusks.

  • Nuts Free Diet

    It is usually followed when someone is allergic to nuts.

Greek semolina cake – Revani


For the syrup

  • In a pot add the water, the sugar, the orange peels, and transfer over high heat.
  • As soon as it comes to a boil and the sugar melts, remove from the heat and add the brandy.
  • Set aside to cool well.

For the cake

  • Preheat the oven 170ο C (340ο F) set to fan.
  • In a mixer’s bowl add the sugar, the eggs, and beat with the whisk attachment at high speed, for 5-6 minutes, until very fluffy.
  • In a bowl add the flour, the baking powder, the vanilla, the semolina, salt, and mix.
  • Transfer the dry ingredients to the mixer with the rest of the ingredients, and add the orange zest and the yogurt. Beat for 10 seconds and remove.
  • Butter a 32x25 cm baking pan, sprinkle it with semolina, and spread the mixture. Bake for 30 minutes.
  • Remove from the oven, and while it is still hot, pour the cold syrup over the cake with a ladle.
  • Set aside for 1 hour until the syrup is absorbed and the revani cooled.
  • Serve with pistachios, ice cream, orange peels, and mint leaves.
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Nutrition information per portion

Calories (kcal)
25 %


Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.

Total Fat (g)
8 %

Fatty Acids

Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.

Saturated Fat (g)
14 %

Saturated Fats

Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.

Total Carbs (g)
40 %


The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.

Sugars (g)
96 %


Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.

Protein (g)
13 %


It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.

Fibre (g)
4 %


They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.

Sodium (g)
13 %


A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily

*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.

*To calculate nutritional table data, we use software by Nutritics logo

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