Basic Greek Cake

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Servings: 8
READY IN
50mins
Ingredients
  • 4 cups flour
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • gated peel of 1 orange
  • 1⁄4 cup brandy
  • 1 cup unsalted butter, softened (1 1/5 sticks)
  • 1 1⁄2 cups milk
  • 4 eggs
  • butter, for baking pan
Directions
  • Preheat oven to 350F (180C).
  • Whisk together dry ingredients (flour, sugar, baking powder) to combine well.
  • In a mixing bowl, combine orange peel, brandy, and softened butter.
  • Beat until smooth. Continuing to beat, add milk slowly, and then eggs. Slowly beat in the flour mixture and continue to beat for 3 minutes at medium-high speed until the batter is smooth.
  • Pour into two lightly buttered loaf pans (or equivalent) and bake at 350F (180C) for 45 minutes or until a knife inserted in the middle comes out clean.