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5 from 2 votes

Lenten Honey Monastery Cake

Course: Dessert
Author: Greg Mazur


  • 1 cup honey
  • 1 cup oil
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 1-1/4 cups sugar
  • 1-1/2 cups flour
  • 1 cup tea cold, very strong
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda mixed well with the tea


  • In a mixer, beat the honey and sugar well.
  • Slowly add the oil. Slowly add the 1-1/2 cups flour. Then, slowly add the tea which the baking soda was dissolved in. Then add cinnamon. Add some more flour (about 1/2 cup) until mixture is thick but still will pour easily into a greased and floured 13x9 pan.
  • Bake at 350 degrees 50-60 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.