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Easter Cake


Ingredients for 4 people:

  • 900 grs. sugar
  • 100 grs. powdered sugar
  • 200 grs. baking powder
  • ¼ litre oil
  • 3 kgs. Cake flour
  • ¾ litre of water
  • 12 eggs
  • zest of two lemons



  1. Spread flour over smooth surface forming two piles with a small gap in the center of each. Add sugar to one gap and yeast to the other.


  1. Add water to each so that the ingredients dissolve. Mix both piles into one mixture. Add the eggs, lemon zest and incoporate into mixture. Slowly add in oil.
  2. Work mixture until in a fine and elastic form. Cover mixture in hot place and allow to sit until it rises. Next place mixture on a table covered with white cloth. Separate mixture into portions and knead (working the mixture with fists) into shape of "monas". Place each "mona" on waxed paper. Cut the shape of a cross on the top of each with a knife. For the EASTER "MONA" the preparation is the same, but they are moulded into a more stretched form. Baste with egg, sprinkle with sugar and place a raw egg in the center. Cut two strips and cross over top of egg. Place in the oven at gentle temperature for a half hour.