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Ravani

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Ingredients
For sauce
  Water 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Sugar 1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)
  Rum 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Orange slices 2 (1/4 inch, with skin)
For cake
  Crushed walnuts 2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)
  Zwieback 10 , finely crushed
  Eggs 8
  Cream of tartar 1 Teaspoon
  Sugar 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
  Orange 1 , rind grated
  Unsalted butter 1⁄4 Pound, melted (1 stick)
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Preheat oven to 350F.

MAKING
2. To make the sauce: In a saucepan add sugar, rum and water. Mix well.
3. Add orange slices and boil. Reduce the heat once boiling and simmer 10 minutes. Keep aside to cool.
4. In another small bowl add zwieback and walnuts.
5. In a 1 l-by-9-inch baking pan add butter to grease.
6. In a small mixer bowl separate eggs. Allow egg whites to cool to room temperature.
7. Add cream of tar tartar to egg white mixture. Beat for 5 minutes till the egg whites are stiff.
8. Beat sugar and yolk for 5 minutes to get a pale yellow consistency.
9. Fold the egg yolks in white. Fold the walnut and zwieback mixture along with orange rind. Combine the melted butter and fold.
10. Pour the batter in prepared pan and bake for 45 minutes till golden brown in color and all the sides pull away.

FINALIZING
11. Pour sauce on cake. Slice cake into diamond shapes.

SERVING
12. Serve Ravani cold.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Greek
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake
Ingredient: 
Orange
Interest: 
Party
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
60 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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