Falafel Cake


Serves 10

Difficulty : easy
Price : moderate

Preparation time : 15 min
Cooking time : 1 hour

  • 4 large eggs
  • 250 g (2 cups) flour
  • 2.5 teaspoons baking powder
  • 150 ml (2/3 cup) olive oil
  • 130 ml (1/2 cup) milk
  • 90 g (3 oz) mascarpone
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 small yellow onion
  • 4 sprigs parsley
  • 12 sprigs coriander

  • 20 mint leaves
  • 1/4 Tablespoon paprika
  • 1/2 Tablespoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 Tablespoon ground coriander
  • 1/4 Tablespoon ground cardamom
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • 100 g (3.5 oz) cooked chick peas


Preheat the oven to 160°C (320°F).
Combine the eggs, sifted flour and the baking powder.
Drizzle in the olive oil. Combine well.
Add the milk and mascarpone. Combine well.
Add the grated garlic, the finely sliced onion, the spices and the finely chopped  herbs. Gently combine using a spatula.
Season with salt and pepper, then add the chick peas.
Pour the mixture into the mould.  
Bake for 1 hour.
Let cool on a rack before serving.

The result


Emmanuelle, Casserole & Chocolat

After a career in industry, Emmanuelle decided to fully commit herself to her real passion — baking for her nearest and dearest.


She created her blog Casserole&Chocolat (www.casseroleetchocolat.fr) in 2017 and posts all her recipes there. These include sweet and savoury treats and breads, all using a traditional approach and local and seasonal produce. Emmanuelle has a gourmet openness to world cuisine and fills her baking with accents redolent of spices to take your taste buds on a journey.


Emmanuelle has collaborated with De Buyer for several years now, using their innovative utensils in her baking..

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