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Coconut ravani with syrup


For the syrup

  • In a pot, add the water, sugar and lemon rinds.
  • Place pot over heat and bring to a boil.
  • Remove from heat and add 1 tablespoon honey.
  • Stir and set aside to cool completely.

For the ravani

  • In a mixer’s bowl, add the butter at room temperature and sugar. Beat until fluffy.
  • Add the eggs, one at a time, the cognac and vanilla extract. Continue beating.
  • In a separate bowl, add the coconut, semolina, almond flour, self-rising flour, baking powder and salt.
  • Mix and add to the ingredients in the mixer’s bowl.
  • Preheat oven to 160* C (320* F) Fan.
  • Grease a 25x35 cm baking pan with butter and dust with semolina. Add the mixture and spread evenly in baking pan with your hands.
  • Bake for 50 minutes, on the highest rack in the oven.
  • When ready, remove from oven and immediately pour the cool syrup over the very hot ravani.
  • Set it aside to soak up the syrup.
  • Serve with ice cream, lemon rinds and rosemary.
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Nutrition information per portion

Calories (kcal)
29 %


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)
35 %

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)
72 %

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)
31 %


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)
72 %


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)
17 %


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)
5 %


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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