Karidopita Recipe

Karidopita Recipe
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Karidopita is a gorgoeus and tempting dessert. Learn how to make/prepare Karidopita by following this easy recipe.
Karidopita Recipe
Preparation Time 20 Minutes
Cooking Time 75 Minutes
Difficulty Average
Recipe Type Non Veg.
  • 3 cups fine Flour
  • 3 tsp Baking Powder
  • 1 cup ground Walnuts
  • Orange Peel (grated)
  • 1 cup Milk
  • 4 Eggs
  • 3 cups Sugar
  • 1 cup Butter
  • 1 tbsp Lemon Juice
  • 1 cup Water
How to make Karidopita:
  • Sift flour and baking powder.
  • Beat eggs in a large bowl with an electric mixer until foamy.
  • Add butter and 1 cup sugar. Beat again until uniformly blended.
  • Gradually add flour and milk. Beat well.
  • Add orange peel and walnuts. Mix.
  • Transfer the mixture into a buttered baking pan and bake for 1 hour.
  • In the meanwhile, prepare the syrup by mixing the remaining sugar, water, and lemon juice together. Boil for 5 minutes.
  • Remove the mixture form the oven and pour the syrup over it.
  • Cool and slice before serving.