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Flaouna cake recipe | Charalamnbides Christis

Athena Loizidou
Suitable for vegetarians
September 25, 2023

Easy Flaouna cake recipe with our kefalotyri <3

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  • 80 ml olive oil
  • 240 ml of milk
  • 3 eggs
  • 350 g. all-purpose flour
  • 80 g. sugar
  • 2 teaspoons of baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon of salt
  • 1 teaspoon of dry spearmint
  • 10 fresh spearmint leaves, finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp mahlepi
  • 1 tbsp mastic
  • 100 g. raisins
  • 250 g. Coarsely grated Charalambides Christis Kefalotyri
  • A little sesame to sprinkle on our Flaouna cake


  1. Preheat the oven to 170 °C.
  2. Pour the olive oil, milk and eggs into a large bowl. Mix until the ingredients are combined. Add the flour, sugar, baking powder, salt, dry and fresh spearmint, mahlepi, and mastic and mix again.
  3. Finally, mix in the raisins and grated cheese.
  4. Transfer the mixture to the baking tray. Sprinkle with a little sesame and put it in the oven.
  5. Bake for 50 minutes or check if the Flaouna cake is cooked by dipping a knife into its centre. If this comes out clean, then it's ready.
  6. Let it cool a little, remove it from the tray and serve.
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