Cake from Banat


Simple and tasty



* 1 kg flour
* 100 g raisins
* baking powder
* 50 g walnuts
* 300 g butter
* 1 coffee cup with rum
* sugared-vanilla
* 8 eggs
* peeling from one lemon
* 300 g sugar


Mix the butter with half sugar and 8 yolks until becomes a paste. Disolve one spoon of baking powder in Rum. Pour over yolks along with lemon peeling, vanilla sugar, walnuts and raisins. Whip the egg whites with the rest of sugar. Mix everything and add flour. Mix all slowly. Bake for 45 minutes at small fire.

(The Romanian name of the dish: Prajitura banateana)