Greek Honey Cake

A Greek dessert – cake soaked in honey sauce. This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

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Greek Honey Cake
Main Ingredients Honey, Refined flour (maida)
Cuisine Greek
Course Desserts
Prep Time 16-20 minutes
Cook time 1-1.30 hour
Serve 4
Taste Sweet
Level of Cooking Easy
Others Non Veg

Ingredients list for Greek Honey Cake

  • 1 cup Honey
  • 1 cup Refined flour (maida)
  • 1½ teaspoons Baking powder
  • ¼ teaspoon Salt
  • ½ teaspoon Cinnamon powder
  • 1 teaspoon Orange zest grated
  • 1 cup Walnuts chopped
  • + for greasing Butter ¾ cup
  • 1¾ cups Castor sugar (caster sugar)
  • 3 Eggs
  • ½ teaspoon Vanilla essence
  • ¼ cup Milk
  • 1 tablespoon Lemon juice


  1. Preheat oven to 180°C. Grease a baking tin with some butter.
  2. Sieve together flour, baking powder, salt and cinnamon powder into a bowl. Add orange zest, walnuts and mix well.
  3. Cream together butter and three-fourth cup castor sugar till light and fluffy. Add eggs, one by one, and beat well. Add vanilla essence and mix well.
  4. Add flour mixture and milk and mix well into a smooth batter.
  5. Transfer the batter into the greased tin, place the tin in the preheated oven and bake for forty to forty-five minutes. Remove from oven, cool and demould.
  6. To make honey sauce, heat remaining castor sugar and honey in a deep non-stick pan. Once sugar melts, add lemon juice and mix well.
  7. Pour the honey sauce over the prepared cake, cut into diamonds and serve.

Nutrition Info

Calories 3802
Carbohydrates 464.2
Protein 55.1
Fat 191.5
Other Fiber Zinc- 3.5mg