Servings: 8 to 10
This is a wheat-free cake, very light and fluffy, soaked in a zesty syrup. Cakes are not as popular as filo pastries in the Eastern Mediterranean, but this is a specialty of the Jewish quarter on the Asian side of Istanbul.
Grease the loaf pan and line with parchment paper. Pour in the batter. Bake for about 30 minutes, until lightly golden. Remove the cake from the oven and evenly pour the cooled orange syrup over the top.
Absolutely delicious. I was afraid the orange water might give the cake a perfume taste but it didn’t. Everyone loved the cake.
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