Short description:

Ravanlija is a lite dessert with sorbet which can be found on the menu of any restaurant in southeastern Macedonia. 


Needed ingredients:

For the dough:                                                         For the sorbet:

  • 3 eggs                                                                  –    3 cups of water
  • 12 spoons of sugar                                           –   3 cups of sugar
  • 12 spoons of ground/crushed walnuts          –   1 vanilla sugar
  • 12 spoons of cooking oil                                  –   Lemon juice
  • 12 spoons of milk
  • 12 spoons of semolina
  • 12 spoons of flour
  • 1 baking powder

Preparation method:

Mix the eggs and sugar throughout with a mixer. Add the milk and cooking oil and mix them some more. Then gradually add mixture of semolina, nuts, flour and the baking powder. Mix well until the mass gets consistent. The dough is placed on an oiled baking pan no.28 and is baked for about 25 min. at 180 degrees. The sorbet is made by adding water and sugar in a pot until they boil. Finally, vanilla sugar and little lemon juice are added. Once chilled and cut into cubes, pour the sorbet over it.