Nancy J. Patrykus Recipe

Povitica - A POLISH WALNUT TUBE BREAD no yeast!

By Nancy J. Patrykus Finnjin

The traditional Povitica,
You might like this quick no yeast version.
A Polish (WISC. farm) neighbor gave me this bread recipe, about 1957.
You can bake it in a bundt pan.
A beautiful presentation and delicious!
This Eastern European sweet bread is pronounced by grandma ..po-va-tet-sa!
I have heard it is a Croatian recipe.

Recipe Rating:
 2 Ratings
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1-1/2 c
1 c
1-1/2 tsp
baking powder
1-1/2 tsp
baking soda
2 c
sour cream
1-1/2 tsp
3 c
ground walnuts
2 Tbsp
1 tsp
1-1/2 c
brown sugar
1/2 c
butter 2 tablespoons
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Directions Step-By-Step

Cream butter and sugar. Add eggs, one at a time.
Mix dry ingredients and sift 3 times.Add slowly to creamed mixture. Alternately with sour cream. Add vanilla.
Now mix filling ingredients, walnut, flour, cinnamon. and brown sugar grease and flour a bundt or tube pan. Pour a layer of batter then a layer of filling, ending with the batter.
Pre-heat 350 degree oven. Bake for 1-1/4 hours.Cool on a rack 15 minutes. Remove to serving dish. When cool, sprinkle lightly with powdered sugar.

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