Walnut and sultana cake recipe (Karidopita) Written by Me To Mati Published on August 5, 2019 in Desserts Translate to English Greek Share63TweetPin10YumVibeWhatsAppEmail73 SharesJump to RecipePrint Recipe Pin Print Walnut and sultana cake recipe (Karidopita) 4 from 2 votes Recipe by Me To Mati #passionfood Course: Desserts, Sweets, CakesCuisine: GreekDifficulty: Easy Servings10servingsPrep time20minutesCooking time40minutes This mouth-watering fluffy and moist walnut and sultana cake is the perfect companion with your next coffee or tea. Scented with slight aromas such as cinnamon, clove and nutmeg. A definite winner. Ingredients Cake Ingredients 8 eggs (separated)2 cups self-rising flour3 cups walnuts (finely chopped)1 cup sultana’s1 cup butter (softened)1 cup of sugar1 tablespoon cinnamon ground powder1 teaspoon nutmeg ground powder1 clove clove ground powder1 teaspoon salt 1 shot brandySyrup Ingredients2 cups of water1 cup of sugar 1 cinnamon stick 2 cloves Juice of 1 orange Instructions Separate egg whites and egg yolks.Add half baking powder to walnut mixture and flour mixture.Using a hand mixer combine egg whites and salt on high a high speed. Egg whites will turn into a meringue.Continue mixing until eggs begin to thicken and place in a clean bowl.In the mixing bowl add softened butter and sugar and mix on medium speed until sugar dilutes.Add egg yolks, mixing through thoroughly.Once the mixture has combined, add half egg white meringue mixture and continue to mix on a low speed.Add half of the walnut mixture, mixing through thoroughly before adding cinnamon, clove and nutmeg ground powder to the mixture.Allow mixture to combine thoroughly on low speed.Slowly combine the flour into the wet mixture.Add 1 shot brandy to the mixture.Allow mixture to combine thoroughly on low speed.Add the rest of the walnut mixture, combining through thoroughly.Gently fold through the rest of the egg white meringue mixture and sultanas through thoroughly.Using olive oil, grease the cake tin horoughly and add cake mixture.Bake for 40 minutes at 160 C.In a shallow pot over high heat, add 2 cups of water, 1 cup white sugar, 1 cinnamon stick, 2 cloves and juice of 1 orange.Reduce syrup, occasionally stirring (syrup should thicken).Allow Syrup to cool.Apply Syrup over cooled cake ensuring syrup is spread evenly over the cake. Recipe Video Notes Allow cake to cool before applying syrup.Allow syrup to cool before applying over cake.Use whole or half walnut pieces as garnish. Did you make this recipe? Tag @me_to_mati on Instagram Like this recipe? Follow us @me_to_mati on Pinterest Love our recipes? Like us on Facebook Similar recipes you may like Our homemade Kataifi recipe with ouzo. Fall in love with this easy 3 ingredient Greek… How to make filo doughShare63TweetPin10YumVibeWhatsAppEmail73 Shares Don't miss out!Subscribe To Our NewsletterReceive Yummy Recipes in your inboxInvalid email address Give it a try. You can unsubscribe at any time.Thanks for subscribing!