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Milopita is scented with cinnamon, clove & cardamom and chock full of apples for a cake that is quintessentially fall. It is difficult to resist the urge to eat a slice while it is still warm from the oven, but if you can stand to wait, the cake just gets better and better.


Serves 8

18 Ingredients

1 cup All-Purpose Flour

1/2 cup Whole Wheat Flour

1/2 tsp Ground Cinnamon

1/2 tsp Ground Cardamom

1/4 Ground Cloves

1 tsp Baking Powder

1/2 tsp Baking Soda

1/2 tsp Salt

1 Egg

1 cup Brown Sugar

1 1/3 cup Extra-Virgin Olive Oil

1/3 cup Water

1 cup Apple

1 cup Apple

1 Red Apple

1 Tbsp Olive Oil

1 Tbsp Brown Sugar

to taste Greek Yogurt

8 Steps

Steps 1

Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (160 degrees C). Insert the base of an 8-inch springform pan lip-side down. Lightly rub with Extra-Virgin Olive Oil, then line with parchment. Set aside.

Steps 2

Whisk All-Purpose Flour, Whole Wheat Flour, Ground Cinnamon, Ground Cardamom, Ground Cloves, Baking Powder, Baking Soda, and Salt in a medium bowl.

Steps 3

Whisk Egg with Brown Sugar, Extra-Virgin Olive Oil and Water in a large bowl.

Steps 4

Stir flour mixture into egg mixture. Stir in Apple and then fold in chopped Apple. Scrape batter into the prepared pan and smooth the top.

Steps 5

Arrange overlapping Red Apple around the top of the cake. Brush apple slices with Olive Oil and then sprinkle with Brown Sugar.

Steps 6

Bake in center of oven until a tester inserted into cake comes out clean, about 45 min.

Steps 7

Transfer to a rack to cool. Run a knife between the pan and the outer edge of the cake, then remove ring. Let cool completely, about 1 hour.

Steps 8

Serve with Greek Yogurt or whipped cream and enjoy!