Carob Cake with Gruyere and Almonds

Preparation Instructions:

  1. Beat the sugar and eggs in a blender. When the mixture becomes thick and white, add warm milk, olive oil,raki, baking powder, cloves and cinnamon.
  2. Then add the flour, carob flour, almonds, Cretan cheese and lemon zest.
  3. Place the mold in a preheated oven for 45 minutes at 170 degrees.
  4. When it is ready let it cool, then remove the cake.
  5. Optionally sprinkle with a little carob powder.



  • 450gr of sugar
  • 5 eggs
  • 100g of almonds
  • 200g of olive oil
  • 40g baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon of cinnamon
  • 1/2 tablespoons of cloves
  • A little bit of lemon zest
  • Few raki or vodka
  • 200g of milk
  • 250g of soft flour
  • 250 g of carob flour
  • 180 g of Cretan Gruyere
  • carob powder