Indulge in a delightful Mediterranean treat with our Mediterranean Lemon Cake featuring Nefeli Aegean Fig Spread. This recipe combines the fresh zest of lemon with the rich, fruity depth of fig spread, creating a perfect harmony of flavors.

Whether you're hosting a gathering or simply craving a sweet delight, this cake is sure to impress and satisfy.

Follow our simple steps to bake this delectable cake and enjoy the vibrant taste of the Mediterranean in every bite.

Mediterranean Lemon Cake with Nefeli Fig Spread

Cooking Time ⏱ ~35 minutes

Ingredients - for the cake:

πŸ“‹ 1 Β½ cups all-purpose flour

πŸ“‹ 1 Β½ tsp baking powder

πŸ“‹ ΒΌ tsp salt

πŸ“‹ 1 cup granulated sugar

πŸ“‹ Β½ cup unsalted butter, room temperature

πŸ“‹ 3 large eggs

πŸ“‹ 1 tsp vanilla extract

πŸ“‹ 1 tbsp lemon zest

πŸ“‹ Β½ cup milk

πŸ“‹ Β½ cup Nefeli Fig Spread

Ingredients - for the glaze:

πŸ“‹ 1 cup powdered sugar

πŸ“‹ 2 tbsp lemon juice

πŸ“‹ 1 tsp lemon zest


🍽 Preheat the Oven:
Preheat your oven to 175Β°C. Grease and flour a 9-inch round cake pan.

🍽 Prepare the Dry Ingredients:

In a medium bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, and salt. Set aside.

🍽 Cream Butter and Sugar:

In a large mixing bowl, beat the butter and sugar together until light and fluffy, about 3-4 minutes.

🍽 Add Eggs and Flavorings:

Beat in the eggs one at a time, ensuring each egg is fully incorporated before adding the next. Mix in the vanilla extract and lemon zest.

🍽 Combine Dry and Wet Ingredients:

Gradually add the flour mixture to the wet ingredients, alternating with the milk, beginning and ending with the flour mixture. Mix until just combined.

🍽 Add Nefeli Aegean Fig Spread:

Gently fold in the Nefeli Aegean Fig Spread until it's evenly distributed throughout the batter.

🍽 Bake the Cake:

Pour the batter into the prepared cake pan. Smooth the top with a spatula.

Bake for 30-35 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean.

🍽 Cool the Cake:

Allow the cake to cool in the pan for 10 minutes, then transfer it to a wire rack to cool completely.

🍽 Prepare the Glaze:

In a small bowl, whisk together the powdered sugar, lemon juice, and lemon zest until smooth.

🍽 Glaze the Cake:

Once the cake has cooled completely, drizzle the lemon glaze over the top, allowing it to drip down the sides.

🍽 Serve:

Slice and enjoy this delightful Mediterranean-inspired cake with the sweet and tangy flavors of lemon and fig!

🍽 Enjoy!

This Mediterranean Lemon Cake with Nefeli Fig Spread combines the fresh zest of lemon with the rich, fruity depth of fig spread, making it a perfect treat for any occasion.