Athens pecan cake (greek menu 1)

Yield: 24 Servings

Measure Ingredient
½ pounds Butter
1 cup Sugar
6 \N Eggs; well beaten
\N \N Rind of 1 orange
1 cup Chopped pecans
½ ounce Brandy
2 cups Flour
4 teaspoons Baking powder

Cream butter and sugar. Fold in beaten eggs and blend well. Add orange rind, nuts and brandy and mix well. Add flour and baking powder, blending thoroughly. Pour into a greased 9x13" baking pan. Bake in a 350 F. oven for 40 minutes, or until done. Makes 24 servings. MC formatting by bobbi744@...

NOTES : This recipe is a big hit at the Taverna Anna Restaurant in North Filotheh, a suburb of Athens. If you like pecans, you'll enjoy this cake.

Bobbie's notes: I found this a bit dry. I served it with peach butter. Try cutting cooking time by 10 minutes. Test for doneness.

Recipe by: Opaa! Greek Cooking, Detroit Style by George J. Gekas Posted to MC-Recipe Digest V1 #809 by Roberta Banghart <bobbi744@...> on Sep 26, 1997

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