Vaselopita Recipe

Ingredients
<br>- 1 cup butter, softened
<br>- 2 cups white sugar
<br>- 3 cups all-purpose flour
<br>- 6  eggs
<br>- 2 teaspoons baking powder
<br>- 1 cup milk, lukewarm
<br>- ½ teaspoon baking soda
<br>- 3 tablespoons lemon juice
<br>- ⅓ cup slivered almonds
<br>- 1 tablespoon white sugar
<br>- 2 tablespoons powdered sugar, or as needed
<br><p></p>Directions
<br>step 1: Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Generously grease a round 10-inch cake pan.
<br>step 2: In a medium bowl, cream butter and 2 cups sugar until light; add flour and stir until mixture is mealy. Add eggs one at a time, beating well after each egg.
<br>step 3: Stir baking powder into milk then stir into flour mixture. Mix soda and lemon juice; stir into batter. Pour batter into the greased pan.
<br>step 4: Bake in the preheated oven for 20 minutes. Sprinkle with nuts and 1 tablespoon white sugar, then return to oven for 20 to 30 minutes longer, until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
<br>step 5: Remove cake from the oven and gently cut a small hole in the middle. Place a quarter in the hole; cover the hole with powdered sugar. Cool cake on a rack for about 10 minutes. Invert cake onto a serving dish. Sift powdered over the top and serve warm.
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Ingredients
- 1 cup butter, softened
- 2 cups white sugar
- 3 cups all-purpose flour
- 6 eggs
- 2 teaspoons baking powder
- 1 cup milk, lukewarm
- ½ teaspoon baking soda
- 3 tablespoons lemon juice
- ⅓ cup slivered almonds
- 1 tablespoon white sugar
- 2 tablespoons powdered sugar, or as needed

Directions
step 1: Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Generously grease a round 10-inch cake pan.
step 2: In a medium bowl, cream butter and 2 cups sugar until light; add flour and stir until mixture is mealy. Add eggs one at a time, beating well after each egg.
step 3: Stir baking powder into milk then stir into flour mixture. Mix soda and lemon juice; stir into batter. Pour batter into the greased pan.
step 4: Bake in the preheated oven for 20 minutes. Sprinkle with nuts and 1 tablespoon white sugar, then return to oven for 20 to 30 minutes longer, until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
step 5: Remove cake from the oven and gently cut a small hole in the middle. Place a quarter in the hole; cover the hole with powdered sugar. Cool cake on a rack for about 10 minutes. Invert cake onto a serving dish. Sift powdered over the top and serve warm.

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