- 2 large eggs
- 9 tablespoons sugar
- 9 tablespoons vegetable oil
- 12 tablespoons whole milk
- 12 tablespoons all purpose flour
- 2 teaspoons baking powder
- Filling :
- 1 1/2 pounds ricotta cheese(or Farmer Cheese)
- 4 large eggs
- 4 tablespoons semolina
- a pinch of salt
- 2 teaspoons vanilla flavor
- 1 teaspoon lemon flavor
- 1 lemon zest
- 7 tablespoons granulated sugar
- 1/2 cup raisins
- Optional: 1-2 teaspoons of powder sugar for decoration
For the cake:
Preheat oven to 350F/180C.
Mix eggs and sugar together until the mixture doubles in volume.
Add the oil and milk, spoon by spoon.
In a medium bowl, mix flour and baking powder together.
Add the flour to the egg mixture, by folding gently the flour in.
Butter and flour a 9x13 baking pan and pour half of the batter in the pan. Bake for 10 minutes, then remove the pan from the oven and set aside.
Meanwhile, prepare the filling:
Using a hand mixer, mix all ingredients together except the raisins, that you stir in at the end.
Pour the filling mixture over the baked bottom of the cake and spread evenly.
Pour the rest of the batter over the filling to cover it.
Bake the cake for about 50 minutes or until golden brown on the surface.
Let the cake cool and then cut. Dust it with powder sugar for serving.
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Amount Per Serving:Calories: 172 Total Fat: 9g Saturated Fat: 2g Trans Fat: 0g Unsaturated Fat: 6g Cholesterol: 56mg Sodium: 96mg Carbohydrates: 18g Fiber: 0g Sugar: 11g Protein: 6g