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Sultana Rum cake

A traditional Carribbean culinary custom cake. Dried sultanas and black currants are soaked in Rum for several months, sometimes a year prior to making this cake. It requires long period of Rum bath. Brown sugar and long cooking time, makes … Continue reading

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Walnut cake ~karidopita

A combination of walnut with cinnamon. Although it is a cake with syrup it is soft, flaky and light! Here is a fabulous Greek cake.. 6 eggs (at room temperature) 1 cup walnut (coarsely chopped) 1 cup rusk ( 1 … Continue reading

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Chocolate cake with molasses

Hats off to a very rich and delicious chocolate cake. Indulge yourself with moist and fudgy chocolate molasses cake perfect for celebrations, birthdays or any excuse. 1 cup flour 2 eggs 50 gr butter 110 gr bitter chocolate 2 T … Continue reading

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Sweet bread with saffron and anise seed

Pan dolce or sweet bread with the aroma of anise seed is excellent for breakfast. 400 gr flour 100 gr candied orange (cut in small cubes) 150 gr sugar 150 ml milk 2 T Rum 1/2 t saffron 25 gr beer yeast … Continue reading

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Yogurt delight with tahin sauce

Tahin (sesame seed paste) has always occupied a central place in Anatolian social life for centuries. It classically accompanied with pekmez (molasses syrup). Tahin is a source of calcium, protein and a source of vitamin B and E. It reduces the chance … Continue reading

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