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Greek halva

Halva is the easiest dessert you can make; you only need 2 main ingredients and less than 10 minutes.

Vegan, nut free, soy free |Serves 16 | DESSERT


  • 750ml water
  • 300g sugar
  • 20ml vegetable oil
  • 300g semolina
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon powder
  • 20ml rose water
  • Zest of 1 orange



1.In a pot on a medium heat, add the water and sugar.

2.Stir occasionally until the sugar is dissolved and add the oil.

3.Continue with the semolina and all the remaining ingredients.

4.Whisk until the mixture becomes thicker and then add it in a into your cake mould (I am using a 25cm Bundt cake mould).

5.Spread it evenly and let it cool for a bit before you put it in the fridge.

6.Let it cool for a couple of hours before you unmould it.


*You can serve it warm.

*You can use whatever cake mould you have.



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