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Hungarian Cherry Walnut Tea Bread


  • 150 grams cold butter
  • 3 eggs separate the yolk and egg white
  • 1 1/4 tsp pure almond extract
  • 100 grams chopped toasted walnut
  • 200 grams icing sugar
  • 280 grams all purpose flour
  • 2 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 450 grams pitted cherries
  • icing sugar for topping


  • In a bowl, mix well flour and baking powder, set aside.
  • Grease and flour your deer spine (ozgerinc) pan. Spread the chopped walnut on the pan.
  • Cream butter, yolk, icing sugar and almond extract 1/2 hour (yes, it's that long); set aside.
  • Mix egg white until hard foam consistency; then fold slowly into the butter mixture
  • Heat oven to 350 F
  • Mix in flour mixture into the batter, stir well. Add in pitted cherries, stir well.
  • Pour batter into the pan, bake for 45-55 minutes (or until knife inserted in the center comes out clean)
  • Cool cake then top with icing sugar before slicing