Greek "baklava" Walnut Honey-Glazed Cake

READY IN: 55mins
SERVES: 9
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (second-lowest oven rack).
  • Butter a 9-inch square glass baking pan.
  • In a bowl combine flour with baking powder, salt, cinnamon and orange zest; set aside.
  • In a large bowl cream butter together with 1 cup sugar until fluffy (about 3-4 minutes, no sugar granules should remain).
  • Add in eggs and vanilla and beat well to combine.
  • Add in flour mixture alternately with milk mixing until just combined.
  • Stir in walnuts.
  • Transfer to prepared baking pan.
  • Bake for about 40-45 minutes or until cake tests done.
  • Cool for about 20 minutes then slice into diamond shapes.
  • Drizzle the honey glaze over the slices.
  • For the honey glaze; in a saucepan combine honey, 1 cup sugar and water; bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer for 5 minutes stirring with a wooden spoon.
  • Add in lemon juice and continue to boil for 2 minutes.
  • Drizzle over cake.
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