Turta Dulce


Good with tea, coffee and wine


* 500 g bee honey
* 500 g sugar
* 200 g walnuts (cut into pieces)
* 100 ml rum
* 1 teaspoon bicarbonate
* 4 eggs
* 1 kg flour
* 1 tip teaspoon black pepper
* 3 teaspoons cinnamon
* clove, nutmeg
* 50 g butter

Mix the honey with the sugar and the spices. When the sugar is melted and the honey boiled. Pour the hot liquid over 1/2 kg flour. Mix well until you obtain a thick paste that looks like an ointment. Leave it in a cool place until the next day. The next day, warm it up a little bit, add the rum, and the eggs, one by one. Add the remaining flour. Spread the composition on the table until you obtain a sheet thick of 2 cm. Cut small circles with a coffee cup. Grease with butter and sprinkle with flour the baking trays and place the circles. Bake well. You can keep for longer time. They are good with coffee, tea, or wine.

(The Romanian name of the dish: Turta Dulce)