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Karidopia (Walnut cake) Recipe

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This recipe for Karidopia (Walnut cake), by , is from The Fleischman Family Cookbook Project, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

David Beechner
Added: Monday, October 16, 2006


6 eggs
3 cups flour
2 cups sugar
1 cup milk
1 cup orange juice
1 cup vegetable oil
2 heaping teaspoons of baking powder
1/2 teaspoon of baking soda
1 heaping teaspoon cinnamon
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 cup ground walnuts (grind them yourself in a food processor)

2 cups water
3 cups sugar
3 thick slices of lemon

1. pre-heat the oven to 350
2. beat the eggs and sugar for 5-10 mins
3. add milk,oil,juice,and vanilla.
4.in another bowl combine all dry ingredients except the walnuts (make it a really big bowl)
5. add the liquid ingredients and hand beat for about 5 mins
6.stir in the walnuts
7. butter and flour 2 spring form pans
8. add the cake batter to the pan and bake at 350 for one hour.

Lemon syrup
combine and boil at low to meduim for one hour.
pour over a COMPLETELY cool cake
there will be enough for both cakes

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
2 medium cakes
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
2 hours
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
it will make a lot of batter so you will have to use both pans and the lemon syrup complements it really well




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