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Savory Spinach Cake with Raisins, Walnuts, and Feta

  • Author: Shanna Mallon
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 30 minutes
  • Total Time: 40 minutes
  • Yield: 8 servings 1x


If you’ve got a cake craving but savory is your jam, this spinach pie swimming with salty feta and walnuts is too good to be true.



  • Unsalted butter (for greasing the pan)
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon coarse salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup plain Greek yogurt
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1 cup packed baby spinach leaves, cut into ribbons
  • 1/2 cup chopped toasted walnuts
  • 1/4 cup raisins
  • 1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F and grease a 9-inch round baking dish or cake pan with butter.
  2. In a large bowl, combine flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, and pepper. Set aside.
  3. In a medium-sized bowl, whisk together the eggs, yogurt, and olive oil.
  4. Slowly pour the wet ingredients into the dry, stirring to combine. Fold in the spinach, walnuts, raisins, and feta.
  5. Pour the mixture into prepared pan and bake until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean, about 25-30 minutes. Serve warm.


Adapted from Honey & Jam by Hannah Queen.

  • Category: Quick Bread
  • Method: Baking
  • Cuisine: Vegetarian

Keywords: spinach, feta, raisin, walnut