1,001 Nights Cake

READY IN: 50mins
Recipe by EdsGirlAngie

A delicious Arabian honey treat, and very quick and easy to prepare. The cake is buttery-eggy, and the topping is a chewy confection of butter, sugar, honey, almonds and cinnamon; Ed compares the topping to pecan pie, but it's much more caramelized and toothsome.

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Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Butter a 8"x8" square glass baking dish.
  2. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.
  3. Beat the eggs, sugar and vanilla together until the color"lightens" slightly; add melted butter and mix well.
  4. Combine the flour and baking powder, then add to the egg mixture; mixing gently but thoroughly.
  5. Pour into the prepared dish and bake 12 minutes.
  6. Meanwhile, prepare the topping by melting the butter in a small saucepan, then adding the sugar, honey, almonds and cinnamon.
  7. Bring to a boil, stirring constantly until thickened a bit (it doesn't need to reach a particular temperature).
  8. After the 12 minutes of baking, take cake out of the oven (it will look a lot like custard at this point) and gently pour the topping onto the cake.
  9. Return cake to the oven and bake for another 15 to 20 minutes.

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