Karithopeta (Greek Walnut Cake) T-R-L

READY IN: 45mins
Recipe by Nana Lee

Was looking for my long lost recipe for a specific walnut cake and came across this. Not the same but sounds really yummy!

Top Review by Dienia B.

good stuff thanks for posting .dee

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350ºF.
  2. 9x13 inch buttered pan.
  3. Make syrup first by combining syrup ingredients in a saucepan.
  4. Boil 10 minutes.
  5. Stir every few minutes.
  6. Set aside to cool.
  7. Cream butter and sugar until light, add eggs, one at a time, beating constantly.
  8. Add flour, farina, baking powder, cinnamon, and orange peel and beat well.
  9. Then add walnuts.
  10. Bake for 30 minutes.
  11. Pour cooled syrup over cake while cake is HOT.
  12. Allow to cool, cut into diamond shapes.

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