Nancy J. Patrykus Recipe

Povitica - A POLISH WALNUT TUBE BREAD no yeast!

By Nancy J. Patrykus Finnjin


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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.

Ingredients

1-1/2 c
sugar
1 c
flour
4
eggs
1-1/2 tsp
baking powder
1-1/2 tsp
baking soda
2 c
sour cream
1-1/2 tsp
vanilla
3 c
ground walnuts
2 Tbsp
flour
1 tsp
cinnamon
1-1/2 c
brown sugar
1/2 c
butter ..plus 2 tablespoons

Directions Step-By-Step

1
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.
2
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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12 Comments

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Sep 24, 2012 - Bonnie Beck shared this recipe with discussion group: European cooking
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Nancy J. Patrykus Finnjin
Feb 14, 2012
I think the picture is the rolled yeast version!
Now that I look at it!
Mine is a simpler version....
and delicious!
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Nancy J. Patrykus Finnjin
Feb 14, 2012
A friend of mine posted the recipe picture she had.
Like I said... when I make it again..I will take a picture...
Anyhow ...I think you will like it.
Hope you will make it soon................Hugs, Nancy
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Robin Wiley kittykat718
Feb 13, 2012
I didn't mean to sound critical, I'm fixing to make it anyhow, I just couldn't imagine that recipe would turn out like that picture~ It still sounds wonderful!
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Nancy J. Patrykus Finnjin
Feb 13, 2012
Missing???? no .. LOL
just read the recipe...
you put it in a bundt pan, in layers.
Next time I make it I will take a picture...............