*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
                      GREEK NEW YEAR'S CAKE - XWCG89A
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 Serving Size  : 12   Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Cakes
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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                         -----BON APPETIT-----
    1       c            Unsalted butter, room temp
    1 3/4   c            Plus 1 TB sugar
    3       x            Eggs, separated
    2       x            Eggs
    2       tb           Water
    2       ts           Vanilla extract
    3       c            All purpose flour
      1/4   ts           Salt
                         Quarter,washed,wrap in foil
      1/2   c            Blanched slivered almonds
    2       tb           Sesame seeds
   Positin rack in center of oven and preheat to 325F.
   Grease and flour 10x4 in tube pan. Using electric
   mixer, cream butter with 1 3/4 cups sugar in large
   bowl until fluffy. Gradually beat in 3 egg yolks, 2
   whole eggs, water and vanilla. combine flour and
   baking powder in small bowl. Gradually mix dry
   ingredients into butter mixture (batter will be very
   thick). Using clean, dry beaters, beat egg whites with
   salt in medium bowl until soft peaks form. Add
   remaining 1 tablespoon sugar and beat until stiff but
   not dry. Fold egg whites into batter. Pour batter into
   prepared pan. Press coin into cake. Sprinkle with nuts
   and sesame seeds. Bake until toothpick inserted near
   center of cake comes out clean, about 1 hour 10
   minutes. Cool completely in pan on rack. Run knife
   around pan to loosen. Invert onto plate. (Can be
   prepared 1 day ahead. Wrap tightly and store at room
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