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Halva and Tahini Cake

This cake is like heaven. The combination of Halva and Tahini is gorgeous. Serve with pomegranates and pistachios to make it even more decadent.


Ingredients : What you need


  • 4 eggs

  • 2 cups heavy cream

  • 1 1/2 cups sugar

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • 1/2 salt

  • 2 cups self-rising flour

  • 1/2 tahini

  • 1/2 cup honey

  • 1/2 cup crumbled halva


Method : Add Numbered Directions


  1. Preheat oven to 170 C. Butter a 2 -24 round cake time. Line base with baking paper

  2. In a large bowl, beat the eggs, cream, sugar, vanilla extract and salt for 1-2 minutes until the sugar has melted and the batter has thickened

  3. Add the self-rising flour and beat just until a smooth, thin batter forms

  4. Pour 1/3 of the batter into the pan. Spoon half of the tahini paste on top, then half the honey and sprinkle half the halva. follow with another layer of cake batter, tahini, honey and halva. Top with remaining batter

  5. Using a knife, lightly swirl the batter up and down, moving in spirals, for a marble effect

  6. Bake for about 50-60 minutes, until the cake springs back to the touch, is golden and a toothpick inserted comes out almost clean

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