Quick & Easy Karidopita

karidopita

  Ingredients List:

  • 1 box spice cake mix
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • Peel of 1 lemon
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts
  • 2 tbsp. butter

Method:

  1. In a sauce pan add the sugar, water, cinnamon stick and lemon peel and bring to a boil
  2. Simmer for 5 minutes and set aside
  3. Pre-heat oven to 350*f/160*c
  4. Prepare spice mix cake as per box instructions (substitute milk instead of water) 
  5. Add the chopped walnuts to the batter and mix for 1 more minute
  6. Pour batter into greased 9"x13" baking pan and bake for 30-35 minutes
  7. Once out of the oven, pierce cake over entire surface with a toothpick
  8. Pour cooled syrup over cake slowly

 

Notes & Tips:
  • Makes 12-15 pieces
  • Allow to stand for 5 minutes before cutting
  • Instead of water for the cake mix, add equivalent milk