Keik nistsimo (lenten cake)
Last updated 6/12/2012 12:46:06 AM. Recipe ID 6201. Report a problem with this recipe.
Title: Keik nistsimo (lenten cake)
Categories: Desserts, Greek
Yield: 1 Servings
3 1/2 c Flour
1 ts Baking powder
3/4 c Oil
1/2 c White raisins
1 1/4 c Sugar
1/2 c Chopped walnuts
2 ts Grated orange peel
1/2 c Cognac
1 ts Baking soda
2 c Orange juice
2 ts Cinnamon
Cinnamon for sprinkling
Sift flour into ceramic bowl and mix the baking powder; scoop out
a well in center. Heat oil in frying pan and pour into the flour.
Add raisins, sugar, nuts, orange peel, cognac, baking soda dissolved
in the orange juice, and cinnamon. Mix to make a stiff dough. Put
into a buttered tube pan or baking pan and bake in preheated 300 F.
oven for abt. 1 hour. As soon as you remove it from the oven,
sprinkle with the cinnamon and confectioner's sugar.
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