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Greek Dessert Cake

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1/2 cup butter1 cup sugar5 x eggs, separated2 cup flour2 tsp baking powder1 tsp baking soda1 tsp cinnamon1/2 tsp nutmeg1/4 tsp cloves3 tbl orange juice1 tsp grated orange rind1 cup chopped walnuts—– SYRUP: —-1 1/2 cup sugar1 1/4 cup water


Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Combine sugar and water to make a syrup. Bring to boil and simmer for 20 minutes. Set aside to cool.

Cream butter and sugar, add egg yolks and continue beating. Sift flour, baking powder, soda and spices together. Combine with egg yolk mixture. Add orange juice, orange rind and walnuts.

Beat egg whites until stiff and gently fold into the batter. Pour into greased 9×13 inch pan and bake for 30 minutes. Remove cake, pour cool syrup over the hot cake. Cut and serve when cold.