Happy New Year Cake

We are just a few hours before the New Year’s Eve and we’re definitely sure that’s a great idea to prepare a delicious Greek classic homemade brioche cake, so a happy new year cake. That’s a special cake for Greeks, it’s a tradition to hide a coin inside and bottom of the cake, so who’s the guy win the lucky slice. So what are you waiting for, sleeves up and use your inspiration in order to get a great result both in taste and style.

Βασιλόπιτα με Σοκολάτα - Happy New Year Cake

Happy New Year Cake


For the happy new year cake, you need the ingredients below,

650 gr. flour for cakes
160 gr. sugar
70 gr. butter
100 gr. milk
100 gr. water
40 gr. fresh yeast
1 teaspoon mahlab
1 teaspoon kakoule
Zest of an orange
3 eggs
White and dark chocolate


Melt the butter with the sugar and the milk in a saucepan on low heat. Melt also the yeast in lukewarm water. Put the flour in the mixer with the eggs, the spices, the aromatics and the orange zest. Next add the yeast mixture into the flour and slowly pour the butter, knead around 15 minutes. Let the dough rise about an hour.

Βασιλόπιτα με Σοκολάτα - Happy New Year Cake

When it’s ready try to shape the dough in a ball. Use some silver foil in order to wrap a coin and put it inside bottom of the dough. Then put the dough aside to get rest and rise. Beat some eggs smearing on the top of the cake. Bake the cake in the oven at 180 degrees about 45 mins. Melt the chocolates and decorate. That’s it the happy new year cake it’s ready for your New Year’s Eve party.

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