Athens Pecan Cake (Greek Menu 1)

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Title: Athens Pecan Cake (Greek Menu 1)
Yield: 24 Servings
Categories: Cakes, Desserts, Greek, Nuts, Spirits


1/2 lb Butter
1 c Sugar
6 Eggs; well beaten
Rind of 1 orange
1 c Chopped pecans
1/2 oz Brandy
2 c Flour
4 ts Baking powder

Cream butter and sugar. Fold in beaten eggs and blend well. Add orange
rind, nuts and brandy and mix well. Add flour and baking powder, blending
thoroughly. Pour into a greased 9x13" baking pan. Bake in a 350 F. oven for
40 minutes, or until done. Makes 24 servings. MC formatting by

NOTES : This recipe is a big hit at the Taverna Anna Restaurant in North
Filotheh, a suburb of Athens. If you like pecans, you'll enjoy this cake.
Bobbie's notes: I found this a bit dry. I served it with peach butter. Try
cutting cooking time by 10 minutes. Test for doneness.
Recipe by: Opaa! Greek Cooking, Detroit Style by George J. Gekas

Posted to MC-Recipe Digest V1 #809 by Roberta Banghart
on Sep 26, 1997