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This light and tasty dessert prepared by the legendary Jamie Oliver will have your dinner guests lining up for seconds...


  • 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

  • Syrup

  • 1 handful walnuts

  • 1 handful pistachios

  • 1 handful raisins

  • 100ml honey

  • Juice of 1 orange


  • 1.

    Pre heat the oven to 180°C.

  • 2.

    Grease and line a round baking tin with baking paper.

  • 3.

    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.

  • 4.

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

  • 5.

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

  • Syrup:

  • 1.

    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

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Posted by Ange13Report
Great recipe but always use the purest forms you can, thus extra virgin olive oil is best. Also, if you can, home made yoghurt OR Dodoni.