Vasilopita is a traditional Greek New Years cake. This orange cake is delicious, moist, and an awesome brunch dish. The tart-sweetness of the orange combined with walnut flavor makes for a satisfying treat you are sure to enjoy!

Vasilopita: Traditional Greek New Years Cake [Vegan]

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  • 16-ounces self-rising flour
  • 3 1/2-ounces orange juice
  • 7-ounces plant-based milk
  • 3-ounces sunflower oil
  • 10 1/2-ounces sugar
  • 2-ounces walnut, coarse
  • Zest of an orange
  • Vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons soda


  1. In a bowl, mix the oil with milk, zest, vanilla, and sugar.
  2. Then, drop soda into the orange juice and stir until it froth. Combine this mixture and add the flour gradually. At the end, incorporate the nuts.
  3. Pour the mixture in the oiled baking dish. Cook in a preheated oven at 356°F for 45-50 minutes.
  4. Remove from oven and when it cools, sprinkle with powdered sugar and decorate it with the chocolate scraps. Enjoy!


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