Traditional Albanian Cake

Pavlina Bishka - National pastor's wife in Albania
Course Dessert
Cuisine Albanian
Servings 12

Ingredients
  

  • 5 Eggs
  • 1 1/4 cups sugar
  • 1 1/3 cups thick plain yogurt
  • 2/3 cup sunflower oil
  • 2 cups flour
  • + 2 Tbsp. flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • ½ cup chopped nuts
  • 1/3 cup raisins
  • Vanilla extract
  • 1 Tbsp. finely diced orange peel
  • Powdered sugar

Instructions
 

  • Beat together the eggs and sugar. Mix in the sunflower oil, yogurt and flour. Slowly add the baking soda.
  • Fold in nuts, raisins, vanilla, and orange peel.
  • Bake for 40 minutes at 350° F. Sprinkle cake with powdered sugar if desired.
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