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Polish Easter Cake

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If you are looking for something yummy and scrumptious to make for Easter, this Polish Easter Cake is what you would want to try! A great medley of fruits and flavors, this Polish Easter Cake is a great treat the whole family will love to savor. Do give it a try!
  Milk 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Granulated sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Butter 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Warm water 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Active dry yeast 1 Tablespoon (1 Package)
  Eggs 2 , beaten
  All purpose flour 2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs) (Use White Variety)
  Chopped almonds 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Raisins 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Grated lemon peel 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Confectioner's sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Milk 1 Tablespoon
  Candied cherries 1 Tablespoon (Use Whole Ones)

Scald 1/2 cup milk.
Stir in sugar, salt, and butter.
Cool to lukewarm.
Pour lukewarm water into large bowl.
Sprinkle yeast over water; stir until dissolved.
Add milk mixture, eggs, and flour; beat vigorously 5 minutes.
Cover; let rise in warm place, free from draft, for 1 1/2 hours or until double in bulk.
Stir down batter; beat in almonds, raisins, and lemon peel.
Pour batter into greased and floured 1 1/2 quart Charlotte mold or deep cake pan.
Let rise 1 hour.
Bake in 350°F oven 50 minutes.
Let cool in pan 20 minutes; remove.
Beat together confectioners' sugar and 1 tablespoon milk to form glaze.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3382 Calories from Fat 885

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 98 g151.3%

Saturated Fat 37.3 g186.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 556.7 mg185.6%

Sodium 1196.7 mg49.9%

Total Carbohydrates 570 g189.9%

Dietary Fiber 24.4 g97.5%

Sugars 290.9 g

Protein 72 g143.6%

Vitamin A 40.5% Vitamin C 8.9%

Calcium 50.3% Iron 127.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Polish Easter Cake Recipe