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Keik: Basic Greek cake

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“In Greek keik is pronounced: cake. Similar to a pound cake, this is a simple cake with a touch of orange flavor. It can be embellished with chocolate, nuts, raisins, or other additions to your taste, but this is the basic recipe.”
READY IN:
50mins
SERVES:
8
YIELD:
1 cake
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350F (180C).
  2. Whisk together dry ingredients (flour, sugar, baking powder) to combine well.
  3. In a mixing bowl, combine orange peel, brandy, and softened butter.
  4. Beat until smooth. Continuing to beat, add milk slowly, and then eggs. Slowly beat in the flour mixture and continue to beat for 3 minutes at medium-high speed until the batter is smooth.
  5. Pour into two lightly buttered loaf pans (or equivalent) and bake at 350F (180C) for 45 minutes or until a knife inserted in the middle comes out clean.

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