Byzantine Spice Cake

READY IN: 1hr 15mins
Recipe by Outta Here

From Assumption Greek Orthodox Church cookbook. Top with honey syrup (included) or a powdered sugar glaze.

Top Review by MomLuvs6

I loved the flavor of this spice cake and the sweetness of it. This spice cake is really sweet from the honey syrup, but loved having it with a nice hot cup of coffee. Made as written. Made for ZWT9 ~ The Apron String Travelers

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F Grease a 9 x 13 inch baking pan.
  2. Beat oil and sugar together. Add eggs and half of the yogurt. Mix well.
  3. Mix baking soda into orange juice and add to batter.
  4. Sift dry ingredients together and add to oil mixture. Stir in remaining yogurt and mix well.
  5. Pour into prepared pan and bake 45 minutes. Remove from oven and cool.
  6. For topping, boil all topping ingredients for about 15 minutes, covering pan the last 5 minutes (reduce heat if needed to keep it from boiling over).
  7. Pour hot syrup over the cake. Let soak in and cut into squares to serve.

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