Thursday, March 1, 2012

What's my story?

Maira Kalman loves a good bundt cake and so do we. This is her family's favorite recipe. It was passed to her by her aunt who lived in Tel Aviv and who swam in the ocean everyday.


Take a bundt pan.
Smear with butter and fine coat of bread crumbs.

4 Jumbo or Large Eggs
3/4 cup Sugar
1/2 cup Corn Oil
3/4 cup Dark Honey
3 cups flour
1 level Tablespoon Baking Powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda dissolved in Tablespoon of water
1 1/2 cups of very strong (3 bags) tea -do this first so tea can cool down
3 teaspoons each of: Ground Cloves, Cinnamon, Ginger, Coaco (adjust amounts to taste)

With medium speed mixer, mix sugar and eggs--add one egg at a time until blended.
Slowly pour in oil. Add Honey.
Mix baking powder into flour.
Slowly alternate some flour and some tea into batter.
Mix spices together and pour into batter.
Add baking soda. Gently mix.
Bake at 350 degrees for approx 45 minutes.

If you would like to join us for a tour, tea and to taste this bundt cake, please come to our world of whimsy and wonder at The Rest Unknown.
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