Tahinopita (A Greek Lenten Cake)

Recipe by evelynathens
READY IN: 1hr 15mins
YIELD: 1 cake
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 350 F (180C).
  • If this cake is to be Lenten, then grease a loaf pan with olive oil, otherwise, use butter, and dust pan with flour.
  • Prepare all dry ingredients in a bowl to have on hand.
  • Beat tahini, sugar and orange rind until fluffy and creamy (about 8 minutes on high).
  • Gradually add orange juice alternately with dry ingredients.
  • Stir in walnuts and sultana raisins.
  • Pour batter into prepared pan and bake for approximately 50-60 minutes (until tester comes out clean).
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