Ukrainian Christmas Honey Cake Medivnyk

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READY IN: 1hr 20mins
YIELD: 2 Cakes
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Pre-heat the oven to 300-F degrees.
  • Generously grease and lightly flour two loaf pans, and set aside.
  • In a large mixing bowl, prepare the batter: Cream the butter and sugar together with a hand-held mixer until light and creamy.
  • Add egg yolks, one at a time, and continue to beat the mixture after each additional yolk is incorporated.
  • Add the honey and sour cream and mix again.
  • Beat the eggs whites in a small mixing bowl until stiff peaks form.
  • Sift together the cake flour, baking soda, baking powder, cinnamon, nutmeg, and salt.
  • Fold the flour mixture and the egg whites, ALTERNATING EACH MIXTURE (flour and then egg whites), into the cake batter.
  • Fold in the raisins and walnuts.
  • Pour the batter into the prepared loaf pans.
  • Bake for 1 hour, or until a toothpick inserted into the cake comes out clean.
  • Remove the cakes from the pans and place on a wire rack to cool.
  • Slice and serve slightly warm.
  • Serves 10 to 12.
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