Walnut Cake (karithopeta) Recipe

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Walnut Cake (Karithopeta)

Mikekey *

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@Mikekey

A Greek cake popular during Lent. Full of raisins and nuts. You can use all one kind raisin if desired.


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Serves:
12
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
1 Hr
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

1 1/2 c
all purpose flour
3 tsp
baking powder
1 tsp
baking soda
1 tsp
ground cinnamon
1 tsp
grated lemon zest
1 c
vegetable oil
1 c
granulated sugar
1/2 c
cognac
2 c
water
1/2 clove
dark raisins
1/2 c
yellow raisins
1 c
chopped walnuts

Step-By-Step

1Preheat oven to 350F. Grease a 9 x 13-inch baking pan.
2Mix flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon and lemon zest together.
3Mix flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon and lemon zest together.
4Mix in remaining ingredients, one at a time, until well blended.
5Spread batter into prepared baking pan.
6Bake 1 hour, or until toothpick inserted comes out clean.
7Cool completely in pan on wire rack. Dust with powdered sugar and cinnamon if desired. Cut into squares and serve.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: Greek