Jamie's Greek Semolina Cake

Jamie Oliver
Cook time 40 minutes
Servings 8


225g caster sugar
5 eggs
225g yoghurt
zest 1 lemon
zest 1 orange
225g almond meal
200g fine semolina
1 tsp. baking powder
200ml olive oil

1 handful walnuts
1 handful pistachios
1 handful raisins
100ml honey
Juice of 1 orange

Blueberries to garnish (optional)

Jamie's Greek Semolina Cake


Pre heat the oven to 180°C.

Grease and line a round baking tin with baking paper.

In a mixer, whisk the eggs and sugar until thick and pale in colour. Add the yoghurt and zest of the citrus. Gradually add all the dry ingredients and combined well. Now incorporate the olive oil and mix.

Pour into the tin and bake for 35 minutes or if pierced with a skewer it comes out clean.

Remove cake from the oven and pierce all over with a skewer.

Add walnuts, pistachios, raisins, honey and orange juice to a pot and bring to the boil. Pour all over the cake and cool slightly before serving.