Walnut Cake (karithopeta) Recipe

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Walnut Cake (Karithopeta)

Mikekey K

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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

Directions Step-By-Step

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