Kossuth Kifli

15 March is the anniversary of the  Hungarian Revolution of  1848 outbreak. Kossuth was one of the most influential lawyer, journalist, politician of his time. Also a devoted freedom fighter. Apparently this cake was his favourite. Let’s remember for all who fought for freedom at any time throughout the history with this cake!

Kossuth Kifli


  • 9 Eggs
  • 180g  Unsalted Butter on room temperature
  • 360g Icing Sugar
  • 360g Plain Flour
  • 1/2 Juice of a Lemon
  • Walnut, Almond, Pecan Nut
  • Preparation time: 20 minute
  • baking time: 60 minute
  • Serves: 8 person

Separate the eggs. In a big bowl mix the butter and the icing sugar. Add the yolks one-by-one until it’s smooth. Add the lemon juice and the flour gradually as well.

Whisk the egg white until it’s stiff. Fold gradually into the mixture with a wooden spoon carefully.

Grease a baking pan with butter and sprinkle with flour.

Spoon the mixture into the baking pan. It should be around 1cm or 1/3 inch high. Sprinkle the top with coarsely grounded walnut, almond or pecan nut (I’m not too keen on walnut) and icing sugar.

Bake it for about 60 minute on 170C°.

Wait until it’s cooled down. With a circular cookie cutter cut into crescent shapes.

Serve it with jam, lemond curd or clotted cream. Good companion for the Afternoon Tea!

Original recipe from here.

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