The traditional way is to mix all dry ingredients on a board using your hands,
rubbing and sifting them until well mixed. Make a mound and put a hole in the center.
Pour oil and water in center and make into a dough. Knead the dough for about 1
Alternatively, put all the dry ingredients in a bowl, and mix well.
Add the oil
and water and make a dough, kneed for 1 minute or so.
Place dough in prepared pan.
Bake for 1 hour
Remove from oven and allow to cool.
After cake has cooked, make Honey Syrup.
Honey Syrup: In a pot over medium high heat cook honey, water, lemon juice and
zest. Allow to reduce by 1/4.
Place cake in a shallow plate and with a fork, make holes all over the top of
Pour the warm syrup over the cake and allow to sit 1 hour before serving.