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Sweet rice cake – Ravani

  • Vegetarian Diet

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

  • Gluten Free Diet

    Excludes foods containing gluten, such as wheat, barley, rye and their by-products.

  • Egg Free Diet

    It is usually followed when someone is allergic to this food.

  • Nuts Free Diet

    It is usually followed when someone is allergic to nuts.

Sweet rice cake – Ravani


For the rice

  • In a bowl add the rice, the water, and allow 2 hours for it to soak.
  • Drain, transfer to a food processor, and beat until it is dissolved.

For the syrup

  • In a pot add the water, the sugar, and transfer over high heat. Let it come to a boil until the sugar is dissolved.

To assemble

  • Preheat the oven to 200ο C (390ο F) set to fan.
  • In the pot with the syrup add the rice, lemon zest, vanilla extract, and mix.
  • In a mortar and pestle add the sugar, the mastic, and crush them until the mastic is dissolved and powdered.
  • Add the mastic into the pot, lower the heat to medium, and mix with a wooden spoon for 5-7 minutes, until the mixture starts thickening.
  • Remove from the heat, add the butter, and mix until it melts.
  • Butter a 32x25 cm baking pan and pour the mixture inside.
  • Bake for 1 ½ hours. Every 30 minutes, remove from the oven, and cut into 12 pieces.
  • Let it cool well and serve with ice cream, mint leaves, and cinnamon.
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Nutrition information per portion

Calories (kcal)
32 %


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)
13 %

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)
28 %

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)
51 %


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)
92 %


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)
10 %


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)
1 %


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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