Sweet New Year cake (Vasilyopita)

Submitted by enr on 30 Dec 2010
200 g butter
4 eggs
1 and 1/2 cup sugar
150 g lighter raisins
2 tbsp starch
1 cup milk
10 g baking powder
vanilla or orange zest
flour as necessary to obtain a cake mixes
# To decorate:
powdered sugar or 200 g couverture chocolate
Sweet New Year cake (Vasilyopita)
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Beat the butter with the sugar and add one by one eggs, baking powder, vanilla (grated orange peel), milk and flour. Finally, add the raisins and confused with a spoon. Pour the mixture into a greased and floured pan (30 cm). Bake in preheated moderate oven until ready. * Optional instead of vanilla or orange peel can add 1/2 cup ground walnuts and a pinch of cinnamon. * We can decorate with powdered sugar or chocolate and coconut. * This sweet cake is made in Greece for the New Year and put a coin. There are many variations of the recipe, such as classical resembles kozunak.
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30 Dec 2010