Amygdalopita (Greek Nut Cake)

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READY IN: 55mins
SERVES: 12
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Cream butter, Beat in eggs two at a time. Add sugar with egg beater. Add baking powder and vanilla. Mix half of the almonds with bread crumbs, rub together between palms. Add a little at a time to other mixture. Grease a 9x13 inch, 2 inch deep pan. Pour mixture into pan, top with rest of almonds. Sprinkle cinnamon over all. Bake at 350 degrees for 25 minutes. In the meantime, prepare the syrup.
  • Boil syrup ingredients until mixture thickens slightly.
  • When cake is done, remove from oven and cut vertical slits in cake approximately 2 inches apart. Then cut diagonal slits. Pour syrup over it and let soak until cool.
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