Fanouropita is a Greek cake to honor Saint Fanourios, the patron saint of finding lost things. Make this traditional recipe for fanouropita, fast and simple.
Prep Time 10minutes
Cook Time 1hour
Total Time 1hour10minutes
1 1/4cup/ 300 g. carbonated orange juicelike Fanta
1 1/4cup/ 300 g. extra virgin olive oil
1 1/4cup/ 300 g. sugar
1.1lb/ 500 g. all purpose flour
Preheat the oven at 180oC / 350oF.
In a large bowl, mix carbonated orange juice, extra virgin olive oil with the sugar, baking soda, clove, and cinnamon. Sift the flour in the mixture and whisk. Add the walnuts and the raisins to the mixture. Whisk until the ingredients are well combined.
Transfer the mixture in a greased and floured 30 cm / 8’’ baking tin. Bake for 1 hour, until the crust is golden. Let the fanouropita cool down. Cut in rectangle slices and dust with icing sugar (optional).