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Greek Nut Cake

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Ingredients
  Walnuts 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Grape nuts cereal flakes 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Egg yolks 3
  Sugar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Vanilla 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Cinnamon 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Cloves 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Baking powder 1 Teaspoon (Calumet)
  Grated orange rind 1 Teaspoon
  Grated lemon rind 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Egg whites 3
  Honey 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Water 2 Tablespoon
  Lemon juice 1⁄2 Teaspoon
Directions

Chop walnuts very fine.
Crush cereal.
Then beat egg yolks until light in color.
Add sugar, 2 tablespoons at a time, and continue beating until thoroughly blended.
Stir in vanilla, water, spices, baking powder, nuts, cereal, and orange and lemon rind.
Beat egg whites until peaks will form.
Fold into cereal mixture.
Pour into a greased 13x9x2-inch baking pan.
Bake in moderate oven (350°F.) about 30 minutes, or until done.
Cool but do not remove from pan.
Combine honey, water, and lemon juice in saucepan and heat thoroughly.
Cool to lukewarm.
Then pour over surface of cool cake and let cake stand until syrup is absorbed.
Cut in squares.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cookie
Interest: 
Everyday
Servings: 
12

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