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Grandma’s Greek Halva Cake

  • on September 10, 2021
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Grandma's Greek Halva Cake

Grandma’s Greek Halva Cake. When I was a boy, I especially liked Halva Cake. Because it is simple, fragrant, and full of flavor.”

Easy difficulty 👌

  • 20 minutes to prepare
  • 0 minutes baking time
  • 60 minutes standing time

Ingredients

  • Number of people: 4
  • 1000 liters of water
  • 450 g brown sugar
  • 3 cloves cardamom
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 2 g vanilla sugar
  • 3 slices orange zest
  • 500 g semolina
  • 50 g chopped pistachios
  • Orange zest
  • 200 ml olive oil
  • 1000 ml beet molasses
  • 5 g cinnamon powder

Cooking Utensils

Stew pan non-stick pan egg beater rectangular baking mold

How To Make Grandma’s Greek Halva Cake

Cooking steps 1/7

How To Make Grandma's Greek Halva Cake
  • 1000 liters of water 450 g brown sugar 3 cloves cardamom 1 cinnamon stick 2 g vanilla sugar 3 slices orange zest
  • Saucepan

The first step is to make syrup. In my opinion, it is the most important step, because the syrup contains all the aromas and flavors.

Pour water into the pot, pour in all the ingredients, and cook for about 10 minutes. Set the pot aside, remove the orange zest, cardamom, cloves, and cinnamon sticks from the pot.

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Pour olive oil into a non-stick pan.
  • 200 ml olive oil
  • Non-stick pan

Pour olive oil into a non-stick pan.

Cooking steps 3/7

Pour in the couscous and fry for 5-7 minutes until golden brown, stirring often.
  • 500 g semolina
  • Whisk

Pour in the couscous and fry for 5-7 minutes until golden brown, stirring often.

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Add the chopped pistachios and orange zest and stir for about 2 minutes.
  • 50 g chopped pistachios and orange zest

Add the chopped pistachios and orange zest and stir for about 2 minutes.

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How To Make Grandma's Greek Halva Cake

Pour in a small amount of syrup and stir frequently. Pour the syrup in this way until all the syrup is used up. Don’t forget to stir. After all the sugar is added, let it sit for 1 minute.

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How To Make Grandma's Greek Halva Cake
  • Rectangular baking tin

Pour the mixture in the pan into the baking tin and let it cool for a few hours.

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How To Make Grandma's Greek Halva Cake

Sprinkle cinnamon on the surface. Enjoy!

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