A vegan cake made with tahini. It's also spiced with cinnamon and orange for a little extra flavour.
1 cup tahini
1 cup caster sugar
zest and juice of 1 orange
¼ cup cognac or brandy
2½ cups cake flour
1 tbsp ground cinnamon
¼ tsp ground cloves
2 tsp baking powder
extra ground cinnamon and icing sugar to garnish
Preheat your oven to 180 deg c and grease and line a 20cm baking tin.
In a stand mixer combine the tahini and caster sugar and beat until light and fluffy (approx. 2-3 minutes).
Add the orange juice, zest and cognac and beat agin for 1 minute until well combined.
Add the flour, spices and baking powder and gently fold through ensuring it is all mixed well.
Pour into baking tin and cook for 45 mins. until a skewer inserted comes out clean. Allow to cool in the baking pan for 10 mins before removing and then allow the cake to cool completely before dusting with extra ground cinnamon and icing sugar.
Recipe by Souvlaki For The Soul at https://souvlakiforthesoul.com/2015/04/tahini-cake-recipe