Walnut Cake (Karithopeta)

Walnut Cake (karithopeta) Recipe

No Photo

Have you made this?

 Share your own photo!

Mikekey *

By
@Mikekey

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

Rating:

★☆☆☆☆ 1 vote

Comments:
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

How to Make Walnut Cake (Karithopeta)

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.

Printable Recipe Card

About Walnut Cake (Karithopeta)

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




Show 2 Comments & Reviews

13 Heavenly Cheesecake Recipes

13 Heavenly Cheesecake Recipes

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Cheesecake is one of our favorite go-to dessert recipes! So rich, creamy and dreamy, there’s nothing like biting into a delicious slice of cheesecake. Whether you’re into fruity cheesecakes, rich...

Mama Seward's Strawberry Cake Recipe

Mama Seward's Strawberry Cake

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

The absolute best strawberry cake recipe ever! Everyone loves this easy strawberry cake made with fresh strawberries - so moist and so mouth-watering delicious, this will be your new go-to...

18 Refreshing Lemon Recipes

18 Refreshing Lemon Recipes

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

When life gives you lemons, make these delicious lemon recipes!