Aunt Billie's Karethopeta
(Greek Walnut Cake)

Aunt Billie, who's real name is "Vasilika", is from my husband's Greek/Irish side of the family. It's written on the back of a large index card.

Mix together

1 cup flour

1 cup farina

2 teas. baking powder

1 teas. salt

set aside

Beat well

4 eggs

3/4 cup sugar

3/4 cup oil

then add dry ingredients. Mix well & add 3/4 cup walnuts, mix well. Bake in 350 oven for about 1/2 hour. When finished baking place on rack & cool. When cake is well cooled cut in diamonds & pour hot syrup over it.

Simple Syrup

1 cup sugar & 1/2 cup water

Bring to rolling boil for about 2 minutes & pour over cake.