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Susan Fotopolis's Easy Vasilopita Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Susan Fotopolis
Added: Friday, November 23, 2007

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 c. sugar
1/2 lb. butter
1 T. shortening
1 c. milk
3 c. flour
2 tsp. baking powder
4 medium eggs
1 tsp. vanilla

Directions:
Directions:
Preheat oven to 350. Cream butter and shortening. Add sugar and continue to cream. Add eggs, one at a time. Add milk, baking powder, vanilla, and flour and mix well. Pour into greased and floured spring form pan. Bake for 1 hour. Sprinkle with confectioner's sugar and cool.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Vasilopita is a traditional Greek New Years' cake. Connie will usually make it and include a dime wrapped in foil into the batter before cooking. The family will gather at Thayer Road and Herm will cut into the cake, first piece being for the house then Herm, Connie, and down the line. The person who has the piece with the dime in it will have "good luck" for the year.

 

 

 

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