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Glarus Winter Cake

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Category: Cakes, Swiss

 Ingredients List

  • 200 g Butter
  • 200 g Zucker
  • Cinnamon; ground
  • 1 pn Salz
  • 1/4 dl Kirsch
  • 3 Eggs
  • 400 g Flour; sieved
  • 25 g Fresh yeast
  • 1/2 dl Milk
  • 1/2 dl Water
  • 150 g Sultanas


(Units: 100 g = 3 1/2 oz; 1 dl = 3 1/2 fl oz = 2/5 cup; 180 oC = 350 oF;
200 oC = 400 oF; 230 oC = 450 oF; 250 oC = 475 oF; 2.5 cm = 1 inch)

The Story:

According to the tradition, the cake was left outside in the cold for 2
days before being served. This recipe was, therefore, a winter speciality.

The Recipe:

Cream the butter and sugar thoroughly.

Add the cinnamon, salt, kirsch and 2/3 of the eggs. Beat thoroughly.

Slowly incorporate the flour. Sprinkle the yeast into the milk and add this
to the mixture. Finally, add the sultanas and water. Mix thoroughly until a
smooth paste is obtained.

Pour into a buttered and floured cake tin and leave to prove in a warm
place for about 1 hour.

Brush the cake with beaten egg and bake in the oven at 180 oC for about 40
minutes .

Leave the cake to cool then wrap in aluminium foil or greaseproof paper and
store in a refrigerator for 2 days before serving.

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