Arabic Honey Cake

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READY IN: 40 mins


  • 3 eggs
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/3 cup butter, melted
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon flour


  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup honey
  • 1/2 cup slivered almonds
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon


  • Preheat the oven to 375∞F Spray an 10" round baking pan with non stick spray.
  • Beat the eggs, sugar and vanilla together until it whitens. Add the melted butter and mix well.
  • Sift the flour and baking powder together and add to egg mixture and mix gently.
  • Pour into the prepared pan and bake 10-12 minutes.
  • While cake is baking prepare the topping by melting the additional 1/2 c butter over medium heat and then adding the rest of the ingredients. Bring to boil, stirring constantly.
  • When the first 12 minutes of baking time ends, remove cake from oven and gently pour the topping mixture over the cake.
  • Return the cake to the oven and bake another 15-20 minutes until completely baked.
  • Pour the topping gently on the cake and return it to the oven for another 15-20 minute.