Total Time
1hr 5mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 50 mins

Taken from "Turkish Cooking"

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 180°C Grease and flour a 20cm cake pan.
  2. Creame butter, sugar and lemon zest until light and fluffy.
  3. Add egg yolks one at time. Add yoghurt and mix well.
  4. Sift flour, baking powder, baking soda. Fold this into butter mix.
  5. Beat egg whites until stiff. Take about 1/4 of egg whites and mix through cake batter to losen up, then gently fold through the remaining egg whites.
  6. Pour into cake pan and bake for 50 minutes Test for doness.
  7. While cake is baking, make syrup by combineing sugar and water and bring to a boil over medium heat. Boil for 10 minutes Remove from heat and add rose water. Cool.
  8. Let cake cool in pan for 5 mins, then turn out onto serving plate and spoon over the cool syrup.