Here’s a traditional recipe to make the favorite New Year’s Greek cake aka Vasilopita.
1.1lb/500 gr PASTRY FLOUR
8.5FL OZ/260 ml MILK
¼ TEASPOON VANILA
¼ BAKING POWDER
Lucky charm (usually a foil-wrapped coin)
- Add in the mixer the butter and sugar and mix for two minutes
- As you are continuing mixing add 5 eggs, milk, baking powder, vanilla and mix until absorbed
- Add the flour and mix for three minutes
- Place the cake mix in an oiled-up baking pan
- Take a coing and wrap it in foil, place in the cake mix
- Bake at preheated oven 356°F/180°C for 40 minutes
- Add powdered sugar and design the year
Prepare a gift for the person who will find the winning piece with the lucky coin (flouri), it is said thet will have luck for the whole new year. There are different variations of Vasipolita recipes, here’s another one.
Enjoy and Happy New year!!!
The Nostimo Team