• 2 tbsp butter
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 cup ground walnuts
  • sprinkling of cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp ground cloves
  • 2 tbsp brandy
  • 4 cups flour
  • 1 tbsp rusk crumbs
  • 3 tbsp baking powder
  • Juice of 1/2 lemon

Walnut Cake


Cream the butter. Beat in the eggs, alternating with 1/2 cup of the sugar. Add the milk, walnuts, cloves, cinnamon, brandy and finally the flour, which has been sifted together with the baking powder. Butter a bakin pan and sprinkle the rusk crumbs in the bottom. Pour in the batter and bake for an hour in a moderate oven. Boil the rest of the sugar in 2 cups water, to which the lemon juicehas been added, for five minutes, and pour the syrup over the walnut cake.

Enjoy this easy Greek dessert recipe!

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