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    Karithopita, Walnut Cake

    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    1 hrs 5 mins

    20 mins

    45 mins

    Bergy's Note:

    I have not made this cake but have posted it by request. I trust the cookbook that it came from. Traditional Greek dessert. Sounds very sweet for my taste

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    Ingredients:

    Yield:

    cake

    Units: US | Metric

    Syrup

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Cream the butter& sugar until light& fluffy.
    2. 2
      Add egg yolks, beat well.
    3. 3
      Sift together the flour, Baking powder, cinnamon& salt.
    4. 4
      Beat egg whites stiff.
    5. 5
      Fold the flour into the butter/sugar then mix in about 1/3 of the egg whites.
    6. 6
      Fold in the groung walnuts and then fold in the last of the egg whites, use a metal spoon to blend mixture well, evenly and quickly.
    7. 7
      Spread in a buttered 9x12 cake pan and bake in 350f oven for 45 minutes or until cake is done.
    8. 8
      Meanwhile dissolve the sugar in the water over medium heat add cinnamon bark& lemon juice and bring to a boil, boil for 10 minutes.
    9. 9
      Remove from heat, remove bark, stir in the brandy& cool.
    10. 10
      Pour cold syrup over the hot cake and let the cake cool.
    11. 11
      Cut into squares or diamonds.
    12. 12
      Serve with whipped cream.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on January 18, 2007

      25

      This cake is very dry..also way to sweet for my taste, but some who tried it said it was like a coffee cake...

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    Nutritional Facts for Karithopita, Walnut Cake

    Serving Size: 1 (1431 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 1

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 4538.5
     
    Calories from Fat 2397
    52%
    Total Fat 266.3 g
    409%
    Saturated Fat 79.0 g
    395%
    Cholesterol 1089.8 mg
    363%
    Sodium 2556.8 mg
    106%
    Total Carbohydrate 483.3 g
    161%
    Dietary Fiber 22.0 g
    88%
    Sugars 308.1 g
    1232%
    Protein 81.2 g
    162%

    The following items or measurements are not included:

    berry sugar

    cinnamon bark

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