Fanouropita – A cake for lost things

Lost something? In Greece, they would make this cake to find it. Yes, it’s true. This cake is named after St Fanourios who was known for finding lost things. However, it is a lovely and moist flavoured cake with a hint of spice, walnuts and of course, Lupi Extra Virgin Olive Oil, perfect to make anytime.

Prep time: 70 minutes
Servings: 12-16 people


1 1/3 cups Lupi Extra Virgin Olive Oil
1 1/2 cups Orange Juice
2 Tbsp Brandy
1 cup Sugar
1/2 cup Brown Sugar
5 1/2 cups Flour
1 tsp Baking Soda
2 tsp Baking Powder
1 tsp Ground Cinnamon
1/2 tsp Ground Cloves
1 1/4 cups Chopped Walnuts and/or Pecans
1/2 cup Craisins
1/2 cup Raisins
2 Tbsp Sesame Seeds (or Hemp Seeds)