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saffron cake recipe

Easy Homemade Saffron Cake Recipe

simple saffron cake
Prep Time 45 mins
Cook Time 45 mins
Total Time 1 hr 30 mins
Course Appetizer, Dessert
Cuisine Italian
Servings 6 people
Calories 300 kcal


  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • ¼ teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 tbsp brewed saffron (how to brew saffron)
  • 1 tbsp rose water
  • ½ cup liquid oil
  • ½ cup sugar


  • Before starting the work, bring out the eggs from the refrigerator to arrive at room temperature and also prepare other saffron cake ingredients on the desk.
    saffron cake recipe
  • Now add eggs, sugar, and vanilla into a bowl, and then stir them with a high-speed electric mixer for 10 minutes. As a result, the material must be white and elastic.
    saffron cake recipe
  • Pour the milk into a pot and put it on a gentle heat, and let the milk get warm. Note that the milk should not boil and just enough to heat. In the following, add the hot milk and oil to the egg mixture.
    saffron cake recipe
  • Mix the ingredients well and add brewed saffron and rose to the bowl containing the egg mixture.
    saffron cake recipe
  • Pour the flour and baking powder into a suitable bowl and sift several times to remove impurities. Finally, add them to the initial egg mixture and mix the ingredients in a circular motion.
    saffron cake recipe
  • Turn on the oven and set it at 180 ° C and let it heat up. Then choose a suitable mold, grease the bottom, and sprinkle some flour on it.
  • Now pour the cake liquid you have prepared into the mold and put it in the oven to cook for 45 minutes.
    saffron cake recipe
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